Gartner Research

Healthcare Provider CIOs Must Begin the Pivot to Putting the Patient at the Center of IT Strategy

Published: 25 February 2016

ID: G00298662

Analyst(s): Richard Gibson, M.D.

Summary

With current technology offerings, HDO CIOs and IT leaders must prepare the organization to substantially enhance the patient experience while supporting patient safety and improving provider workflow.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Implement Patient Safety Systems Such as Positive Patient Identification, Location-Sensing Technology and Inpatient Surveillance Systems
    • Positive Patient Identification
    • Location-Sensing Technology
    • Inpatient Surveillance Systems
  • Launch Patient Engagement Systems Such as Interactive Patient Care Systems, Patient Portals and Patient Decision Support Systems
    • Interactive Patient Care Systems
    • EHR-Tethered Personal Health Records and Patient Portals
    • Enhanced Consumer and Patient Decision Making
  • Install Patient Convenience Systems Such as Wayfinding, Personal and Wearable Devices, and Virtual Care Systems
    • Wayfinding Technology
    • Personal and Wearable Devices
    • Virtual Care

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