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Executive Dialogue

Exploring the road map for real-time, connected care delivery of the future

Health system leaders are reimagining the hospital of the future to address the changing environment and demands for clinical connectivity, patient experience, data security and virtual care. To support clinical innovation and operational objectives, new technologies like real-time asset tracking, artificial intelligence (AI) and applied virtual/augmented reality are integral to delivering next-generation, interventional care with real-time insights at the point of care. An infrastructure transformation is necessary to deliver those capabilities and power innovation road maps. This executive dialogue examines how health leaders are building their digital transformation framework to accelerate and advance better care coordination and outcomes with emerging technologies.

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12 Priorities on Health Executives’ Innovation Transformation Road Maps

  • Build an innovation driven ecosystem to connect, inform and delight.
  • Reach out digitally to provide patients with the right care at the right time and in the right place.
  • Innovate care models to take care of patients with chronic disease in their home to avoid hospitalization and to reduce emergency department visits.
  • Tap into affordable connectivity in health-equity programs to address digital deserts.
  • Create holistic, patient-centered treatment plans for high-risk patients using AI and predictive analytics to identify vulnerable populations.
  • Emphasize the connected experience — bring together key demographic and clinical data to drive insights and action.
  • Expand telehealth and digital experience for specialized services like digital pathology.
  • Invest in data and make it actionable as a longitudinal record.
  • Use real-time data to drive efficiencies in throughput and operations.
  • Move to a single-use platform and a viable ambulatory health record across the health system.
  • Ramp up digital acceleration with a technology infrastructure overhaul of the enterprise resource planning system and the EHR before digital transformation.
  • Build new hospitals based on your digital strategy.


Teresa Andrea

Teresa Andrea, MSHA, BSN, R.N.

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Silver Cross Hospital

Jitendra Barmecha

Jitendra Barmecha, M.D., MPH, SFHM, FACP

Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Strategy Officer

SBH Health System

Charles Callahan

Charles Callahan, PhD, MBA, FACHE

President, Memorial Health Hospital Group and President and CEO, Springfield Memorial Hospital

Memorial Health

Praveen Chopra

Praveen Chopra

Chief Digital and Information Officer

Bellin and Gundersen Health System

Deborah Gash

Deborah Gash, MBA, FACHE, CPHIMS

Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

Saint Luke’s Health System

Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson

Director for Product Marketing, 5G, Private Networks and Connectivity


Gary Lynch

Gary Lynch, MHA

Global Healthcare and Life Sciences Lead


James Matera

James Matera, D.O., FACOI

Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

CentraState Healthcare System

Michelle McClurg

Michelle McClurg, MA, RDN, LD

Vice President and Chief Patient Experience Officer

Reid Health

Brett Moran

Brett Moran, M.D.

Senior Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Parkland Health

Alpa Vyas

Alpa Vyas, MHA

Chief Patient Experience and Operational Performance Officer

Stanford Health Care

Gay Wehrli

Gay Wehrli, M.D., MBA, MSEd

Chief Medical Officer

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center

Suzanna Hoppszallern

Suzanna Hoppszallern

Senior Editor

American Hospital Association


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