Healthcare is facing a technological reckoning. Clinicians rely on the seamless flow of information for optimal patient outcomes, and leaders can no longer deny or resist the climbing expectations of consumers – transformation is needed.
As proof that executives are responding to this mandate for technological renewal, Connect Media and PHILIPS hosted CEOs, CIOs and Chief Medical Officers from across the public and private divide to interrogate the viability of EMR in Victoria. From overcoming change resistance and rewriting entrenched cultural practices, to countering reputational and security threats, the successful implementation of EMR is a formidable task. But the benefits are palpable – and may soon become irresistible.