Health care in all nations is being impacted by dramatic new concepts of medical science, advances in clinical technologies, and demographic and epidemiological shifts created by globalization. Although countries vary in their delivery systems and finance mechanisms, they will need to pursue common approaches to improving quality, eliminating waste, and making other operational improvements addressed in this future-focused presentation.
Achieving Full Returns on the Electronic Health Record: Lessons from Experience
John Glaser, Ph.D., Vice President and CIO, Partners HealthCare
Electronic health records can enable significant improvements in care quality, safety and efficiency. However, these gains are not an automatic result of implementation. The gains must be managed; processes have to be re- engineered, effective use of the systems must be encouraged and clinical performance must be measured and monitored.
Attacking the Treatment Gap and Empowering Personalized Medicine: Value of Informatics and Healthcare IT
Mark Dente, M.D., Vice President of Healthcare Solutions, GE Healthcare
Informatics will allow the promise of personalized medicine, clinical decision support & chronic disease management to be fully realized. Its impact will drive patient safety, economic savings, outcomes and clinical research while empowering the consumer.
Mastering Complexity in Health Care: Keys to Safety and Quality
Henry Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Director, MIDAS+, ACS Healthcare Solutions
As medicine becomes more complex, the risk of error and harm to
patients during treatment increases. The key to decreasing this risk in a
healthcare setting is mastering complexity through system thinking and
system measurement. Learn more about complexity in healthcare and how to
create measures for complex healthcare systems in a cost effective manner
to improve safety and qualit
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