This week's top stories include NorthShore University HealthSystem's digital strategy being tested against the second wave, Amazon rolling out Amazon Pharmacy, and a report finding front-line workers spend significant time fixing technical problems.
H.E. Dr. Abdullatif Mohammed AlShamsi, president & CEO of Higher Colleges of Technology in the UAE, says teaching online while maintaining a clinical practice has enabled HCT to make a smooth transition to a hybrid model of training.
Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, EVP and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health, discusses the impact and opportunity of the COVID-19 pandemic along with the future of clinical care.
Dr. Tamara Sunbul, medical director of clinical informatics at Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare in the KSA, says that identifying and training physician champions while planning ahead are key factors in a successful EMR "go live."
Take a tour of a leading EMRAM Stage 6 NHS trust in the UK to see how Cambridge University Hospitals are delivering safe, equitable and sustainable healthcare, while ensuring that the patient is placed at the center.
Stephen Bromhall, CIO at East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust, says that interoperability is the key when it comes to being able to deliver the right care, at the right time and with the right information.
JoAnn Difede, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, talks about experience working with a simulated digital therapy for PTSD patients, and how it led to her current work on VR therapeutics.
Sira Medical CEO Rick Beberman runs a demo of the VR/AR surgery planning tool, which he says can save up to 20% of operating room time.
Duke School of Medicine Professor Dr. Eric Peterson says the gulf between tech's vision and the clinical world's practical needs is wide, and clinical evidence will be vital in closing that gap.
Dr. Indu Subaiya, co-founder and president of Catalyst @ Health 2.0, says digital health companies are evolving from mere point solutions to "flip stack" vendors complete with clinical staff, innovative therapeutics and more.