It doesn’t come as a surprise to anybody that our health systems are in need of significant reform. Part of that reform is digitizing paper-based medical records. But simple digitization (Electronic Medical Records) is just the start. To illustrate at a high level some the opportunities for creating a smarter health system, we put together the following video:
For a much deeper discussion on this topic, though, listen to the latest “Building a Smarter Planet” podcast episode, with Dr. Russ Robertson, chairman of the Counsel of Medical Education at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and Dan Pelino, general manager of IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry.