IT's About Patient Care: Transforming Healthcare Information Technology the Cleveland Clinic Way

  • 6h 55m 11s
  • C. Martin Harris MD, Gene Lazuta
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2022

Exciting new technology is revolutionizing healthcare in the twenty-first century. This visionary guide by the former CIO of the Cleveland Clinic shows you how to design, implement, and maximize your organization's IT systems to deliver fully integrated, coordinated, high-quality care.

Using the latest advancements in IT, you'll be able to access and apply a wide range of online tools and field-tested strategies to any organization. Go behind the scenes at Clinic Cleveland to see how caregivers executed their IT strategy in a working environment—and how patients benefitted as a result. You'll find simple but powerful ways to expand your IT network and provide personal, one-on-one care to all of your patients, anywhere in the world. By connecting your patients with caregivers—and caregivers with each other—you'll be better equipped to diagnose conditions, recommend treatments, and monitor patients in ways that weren't even possible ten years ago. And you'll see a vision of where IT is headed in the Internet of Healthcare.

This is the future of healthcare. It's on your computer, your phone, your tablet, your network, and the world wide web. It's the IT advantage that makes organizations like Cleveland Clinic so successful—and patients healthier and happier. It's about time. IT's About Patient Care.

About the Author

C. Martin Harris, MD, is Chief Information Officer and Chairman of the Information Technology Division of Cleveland Clinic, where he is a staff member in the Department of General Internal Medicine.

Gene Lazuta is Senior Director of Strategic Communication at the Division of Information Technology at Cleveland Clinic and its Secure Online Services program.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - A Digital Handshake at the Virtual Front Door
  • Chapter 2 - Vertical Thinking in the Mouse Museum
  • Chapter 3 - High-Tech, High-Touch
  • Chapter 4 - Electronic Health Record: Functionality, Adoption, Future
  • Chapter 5 - The Internet of Healthcare