Even during a healthcare crisis, the CMIO’s goal should remain the same: “to make sure we have the tools in place that providers need,” said Mark Weisman, MD. In this podcast, he talks about how his team at Peninsula Regional is working to achieve that.
For those who are in the trenches dealing with the preparation and execution of managing COVID-19, every day “feels like organizing a moon landing,” according to leaders at Jefferson Health, who shared their perspectives on the challenges facing healthcare organizations.
From testing backup and disaster recovery plans to ensuring the right pieces are in place to facilitate telehealth, there are several steps healthcare IT leaders can take to overcome the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
When you’re in the middle of a true emergency – which, let’s face it, we are – healthcare providers need to “do what’s right by the patient, by the doctor, by the nurse, and by society as a whole,” says Dr. Craig Joseph. And that might include breaking some rules.
It’s no longer just about receiving care; patients want personal engagements, but they want them to be accessible through a web or mobile interface, says Doug Tolley, who breaks down the latest KLAS research.