While healthcare as an industry has made great strides in patience care and overall customer experience, state of Government supported health systems warrants serious attention. Lack of connectivity and interoperability among hospitals, rising re-entry and trauma cases related costs, inadequate reporting for securing federal funds is a partial list of issues plaguing the systems that need immediate attention. It requires cohesive effort from Government CIOs, Data Scientists, Policy Makers, and Researchers to solve this pressing problem. What is being done in this regard, challenges faced and results of related efforts?
- Vikram Sobti, CMIO, Norwegian American Hospital