The problem with episodic care? “Clinicians are making a judgement about a patient’s health status based on cross-sectional data, which can be misleading.” Fortunately, it’s no longer the only viable option, according to Dr. John Halamka and Paul Cerrato.
For IT security leaders, managing the ever-increasing risks associated with connected devices starts with “building a cybersecurity foundation,” said CISOs Todd Greene and Kristopher Kusche during a recent panel discussion.
“The foundation of healthcare may remain solid, but many of the walls, floors, windows, and doors that sit on this foundation are rotting and need to be replaced,” said John Halamka and Paul Cerrato, who discuss the need for digital reconstruction.
With more patients opting for care at home, it’s imperative that health systems are able to offer remote monitoring and support, and facilitate safe transitions across the continuum, says Cynthia Davis.
The ability to provide real-time monitoring of consumers in their home environments can go a long way toward improving healthcare access and quality – as long as the right pieces are in place, according to a KLAS report.