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Brought to you by Health Data Movers, the QuickHITs podcast wants to bring you inside the world of healthcare technology. We'll cover industry trends, news, conferences as well as interviews with leaders in the industry.

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Brought to you by Health Data Movers, the QuickHITs podcast wants to bring you inside the world of healthcare technology. We'll cover industry trends, news, conferences as well as interviews with leaders in the industry.

    Transforming Healthcare IT with Crystal Broj

    Transforming Healthcare IT with Crystal Broj

    In this episode of QuickHITs, Ken Booth and Tyler Smith sit down with Crystal Broj, the Enterprise Chief Digital Transformation Officer at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Crystal shares her remarkable career journey, starting from programming to becoming a leader in digital transformation.
    Crystal dives into her pioneering work at MUSC, where she has spearheaded various digital initiatives aimed at improving patient care and operational efficiency. She highlights the successful implementation of robotic process automation using Notable, which has streamlined patient check-ins, reduced no-show rates, and enhanced patient satisfaction.
    Crystal also discusses the mammogram outreach program, which has significantly increased appointment scheduling and completion, leading to early detection of over 100 abnormal findings and potentially saving many lives.
    Throughout the conversation, Crystal addresses the challenges of integrating new technologies into healthcare workflows and the strategies her team employed to overcome them. She emphasizes the importance of patient-centered care and the role of AI and machine learning in the future of healthcare.
    Join us for this inspiring episode as Crystal Broj shares her vision for the future of healthcare IT and the steps MUSC is taking to stay at the forefront of innovation.

    • 28 min
    Advancing Health Equity through Technology: A Conversation with Dr. Julia Skapik

    Advancing Health Equity through Technology: A Conversation with Dr. Julia Skapik

    In this episode of QuickHITs. We're excited to host Dr. Julia Skapik, the CMIO of the National Association of Community Health Centers and Board Chair for the International Board of Directors for HL7. With her extensive background as a practicing physician and her expertise in public health policy. Along with her work with community health centers. Dr. Skapik brings knowledge, experience, and passion to the table. Her career has been dedicated to integrating technology and data to address social determinants of health, aiming to bridge gaps in care and promote equity across healthcare systems.
     
    Today, she will share lessons from her journey and discuss the important role that equity plays in shaping the future of healthcare. Tune in as Dr. Skapik helps Tyler and Ken gain a better understanding of how social determinants of health can lead to transformative health outcomes in a more inclusive approach to medical practice.
     

    • 35 min
    Dr. Shafiq Rab: Digital Innovation, The Future of Healthcare

    Dr. Shafiq Rab: Digital Innovation, The Future of Healthcare

    In this QuickHITs episode, Dr. Shafiq Rab, Chief Digital Officer and System Chief Information Officer at Tufts Medicine, discusses the evolving landscape of digital healthcare. Named 2024 CIO of the Year by the College of Health Information Management Executives, Dr. Rab shares insights on digital transformation in healthcare.

    Dr. Rab emphasizes technology's impact on achieving better patient outcomes while exploring the importance of data "lake houses" to AI's integration into patient care.

    Hosted by Ken Booth and co-host Tyler Smith, this episode showcases the transformative potential of digital health technologies and how Tufts Medicine, under Dr. Rab's leadership, is standardizing, automating, and innovating using digital tools.

    Tune in to learn how AI and digital tools are reshaping healthcare today.

    • 41 min
    Ron Carson: Improving Patient Outcomes Through Technology

    Ron Carson: Improving Patient Outcomes Through Technology

    Welcome to another episode of the QuickHITs podcast. In this installment, we are thrilled to feature Ron Carson, the Executive Director of Enterprise Applications at Nebraska Medicine.
    Ron isn't just a seasoned team leader; he's a visionary who comprehends the crucial connection between technology and patient care. Throughout our conversation, Ron eloquently illuminates the paramount significance of interoperability within the realm of patient care.
    Leveraging his extensive experience, Ron demystifies the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA). He explains how this framework serves as a cornerstone for clinicians, facilitating seamless information exchange and ultimately enriching the healthcare experience for both providers and patients alike.
    Join us for a captivating discussion with Ron Carson as we delve into the intricate dynamics of interoperability, explore the transformative power of TEFCA, and discover the inspiring realization that every IT initiative can make a profound difference, helping someone return home to their family.
    Tune in to this episode of QuickHITs for a deeper understanding of these crucial concepts and more.

    • 30 min
    Leaders in Healthcare IT: Alyssa Rapp

    Leaders in Healthcare IT: Alyssa Rapp

     Dive into the world of healthcare leadership with our latest QuickHITs podcast episode featuring the incredible Alyssa Rapp! 

    Listen in as we uncover invaluable insights and strategies from Alyssa: Mom, Wife, Entrepreneur, Executive, Investor, Director, Author, Adjunct Professor, and one of Crain's Chicago's 'Notable Women in Health Care.' From navigating challenges to seizing opportunities, Alyssa shares her expertise and wisdom to inspire and empower all of us. Don't miss out on the conversation!

    • 26 min
    Leaders in Healthcare IT: Kunjan Divatia

    Leaders in Healthcare IT: Kunjan Divatia

    Welcome to another episode of Quick HITs!
    Tyler and Ken really enjoyed this interview with Kunjan Divatia. Kunjan has had an outstanding career in healthcare IT and is currently leading as the Director of Business Applications at Yale New Haven Health. With over a decade at Yale, he has been at the forefront of driving transformative changes in healthcare technology. His work focuses on enhancing productivity and quality through innovative IT solutions, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.

    On this episode of Quick HITs, you’ll hear Kunjan’s journey and his relentless pursuit of knowledge.  His dedication to making IT happen in healthcare through technology coupled with his ability to lead and inspire is admirable.

    Kunjan will share insights from his expansive career, offering valuable lessons on leadership, innovation, and the intersection of technology and healthcare. His story is one of constant learning and adaptation, qualities that make him a true inspiration.”

    • 36 min

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