It’s no longer a “snapshot” world. Through the rapid advancement of wearables and IoT, providers now have access to “constant monitoring,” which offers benefits in providing a more accurate care picture, but also comes with challenges.
If healthcare IT leaders aren’t thinking about things like adopting WaaS (Wearables as a Service) and incorporating chatbots in new ways, you’re not properly preparing your organization for the future, says CIO David Chou.
Sometimes innovation doesn’t have to involve machine learning, Hadoop, or any other buzzwords, says CIO Jake Dorst, who believes the focus should be on solving problems in a practical way.
The biggest challenge health systems face with population health? It’s not always the technical aspect, but the cultural change required, says CIO Robin Sarkar.
Health IT is not a one-size-fits-all industry, and so there’s no need for a one-size-fits-all CIO, says Marc Chasin, who talks about the two types of leaders he believes we’ll see going forward.