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At the Heart of Cardiovascular Care: Leveraging IT to Help Enhance Patient Care

 
 
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Listen to David O. Williams, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Kalon K.L. Ho, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Quality Assurance, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as they provide valuable dialogue on the role of IT in cardiovascular care as an enabler of medicine in terms of patient management, cost containment, workflow, best practices and reporting. They'll address the positives as well as the challenges and future goals.

Discussion Topics:

  • How is IT helping physicians to enhance patient care?
  • How has the cardiovascular practice evolved over the last 5 years at your facility? What does this mean from an IT perspective?
  • What are your pain points within workflow and productivity?
  • How are you currently using analytics? How do you plan to use it in the future?
  • How is cardiology connected to the rest of the institution, such as the EMR, interventional labs and imaging?
  • Where are the walls coming down? Where can IT help?
  • What about reporting and interfacing with other physicians? How does IT help?
  • What IT best practices should CV departments be utilizing in 2015?

Participants:

David O. Williams, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Senior Physician,
Cardiovascular Division,
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Kalon K.L. Ho, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Quality Assurance, Cardiovascular Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center