Healthcare IT News July 30, 2020
Rick Krohn

A healthcare system in which stakeholders share, adopt and apply medical knowledge in real time enables improved care, accelerated workflows, streamlined business processes and a better balance of resources with demand.

Right now, in the midst of a pandemic, our healthcare system is struggling with uncertainty – some might even say chaos – as it tries to stem the tide of infections that are sweeping across the nation. The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates, vividly, that our healthcare system is unsuited to delivering systemic services to preempt, intervene and mitigate health crises affecting the general population.

It’s a problem as old as organized medicine, and we have yet to effectively harness the collective resources of healthcare to optimize human and physical assets,...