The foundation for achieving outcomes includes three components: people, process, and technology, says HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf. “You cannot put technology out and expect it to work.”
For healthcare IT leaders, the real question now is, “as we pull away from emergency declarations, what will the new normal look like?” In this interview, HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf talks about Covid’s impact on the industry, and how leaders can forge a new path.
It’s difficult to make an informed decision when not only are you dealing with unknowns, but there’s conflicting information about how to best proceed, says Anthony Guerra, who shares his thoughts on the upcoming HIMSS conference.
The good news? Healthcare organizations are finding success when it comes to interoperability. The not-so-good news? That success often comes in sharing data within their own system, rather than with outsiders, according to research from the Center for Connected Medicine.
The organizations who leaders realize that technology is only part of the equation – a small part, in fact – are the ones who will most successfully leverage it, says Kate Gamble, who shares lessons learned from the recent NYC HIMSS event.