Innovation

Digital Health – The Role of Empathy and Understanding

As digital health expands its presence in our lives, healthcare and IT professionals should be simultaneously enthusiastic and cautious.  Advances in healthcare IT have been astonishing.  During the pandemic, those remarkable advances allowed healthcare providers to respond quickly in ways we could not have done just a few years ago. […]

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Becoming a Digital Health System

In a previous blog, I defined the digital health system that I believe delivery systems will need to implement in the next three years in order to function, thrive, and fulfill their mission.  Here are some of the attitudes and activities you’ll need to get there. Change your strategic planning[…]

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10 Steps to Prepare for 2020 – Big Challenges – Bigger Opportunities

It’s that time of year again when prognosticators and futurists compile a top 10 list for the upcoming year. Please joining me in welcoming 2020 with a call to action for our wonderfully challenging and opportunity rich healthcare IT environment. Before starting the list of recommended actions, I suggest that[…]

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Changes in the C- Suite

As seismic shifts in Healthcare continue to accelerate, and disruption becomes more the status quo, health systems are creating new C-Suite roles, demanding new capabilities in existing roles, and seeking new non-industry talent to fill those roles. Creating New C-Suite Roles is one way that organizations are assigning focus and[…]

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IT Is Reaching Commodity Status – Are You Taking Advantage?

Though my business card says Principal, I’d prefer the term Provocateur. As a year-long challenge to traditional thinking, I have proposed the notion to professional friends and colleagues that many skills, processes, and technology in the healthcare sector have reached commodity status. That change presents great potential benefits for the[…]

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