Thought leader podcast series: Big Data

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In the debut of MEDITECH’s thought leader podcast series, I chat with Raphael Jaffrezic, CIO of Galway Clinic (Galway, Ireland) about the importance of big data in healthcare today. During our discussion, Raphael shares some examples of how Galway Clinic has leveraged analytics from their MEDITECH system to streamline processes and improve patient care. Raphael also shares his thoughts on the future of big data in healthcare and discusses how Galway Clinic’s upcoming migration to the MEDITECH Web EHR platform will further improve the data they capture.


 
Specific topics covered in this podcast include:

The importance of big data to healthcare organizations

1:03

Challenges with analytics and big data

3:04

Process improvements at Galway Clinic

5:34

Getting organizational buy in

9:23

Impact on patient care and the patient experience

11:16

Advice for organizations just starting out

14:31

Plans to leverage the MEDITECH Web EHR for big data

16:54

The future of big data

18:00


Prefer to read? Check out the full transcript.

 


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Topics: CIO, Big Data, Podcast

Written by Ken Laliberte, Solutions Manager for Analytics and Population Health, MEDITECH

Ken Laliberte is responsible for meeting with healthcare leaders to discuss how MEDITECH's solutions and services will allow them to excel in an industry in the midst of a paradigm shift from volume to value. He fervently believes that true transformation requires organizations to not only obtain technology and software, but to also address buy-in and processes. Ken enjoys exploring creative solutions organizations can deploy to standardize and enhance workflows for increased efficiencies and discussing strategies to promote engagement and buy-in.
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