Imagine if you will, the sight of your boss walking down the hall, bursting into your office and saying, “You know that initiative you’ve been harping to me about for two years? Well, you’ve got the green light. Make it happen by next week!” Welcome to the COVID-19 world of today’s hospital digital executives.
Becker’s Healthcare, one of our industry’s most respected news aggregators, recently conducted interviews with eight leading health system CIOs. The topic: The most dangerous health IT trends in America today. The answers could have been predicted months ago.
- Now more than ever, we’re being asked to do more with less, and at break-neck speed.
- We’re not moving fast enough. We need to embrace cloud computing, AI, big data and new technologies and processes to improve outcomes for patients and make clinicians more productive.
- Security, security, security.
- The integration of clinical data across different sources and from different organizations without a national patient ID is dangerous.
Almost all of those interviewed also talked about telehealth and how years of planning and discussion were put into motion almost overnight. What they didn’t talk about was process.
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