The key to achieving success in healthcare IT – or any field, for that matter – isn’t in the number of calls you make, but rather the level of service you provide, says Mitch Parker, CISO at Indiana University Health.
Implementing a system that can accurately identify patients isn’t as simple as adding a field to an EMR system. But it is going to require “a mobilization and educational effort similar to the one that made EMR usage pervasive,” says Mitch Parker.
Before we can get into the specifics of why a national patient identification system is necessary, it’s important to reflect on the changes the industry has seen in the past 20 years when it comes to data access and privacy, says Mitch Parker.
Though it may seem counterintuitive, mindfulness can actually help organize technology use, reduce distractions, and lower the risk of security breaches, says Mitch Parker – if you follow these guidelines.
While there were several topics that resonated with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders in the past year, there was one that clearly dominated the field, says Kate Gamble.