Driving Innovation in Healthcare Informatics
Why entrepreneurship will continue to play a central role in the field’s growth.
Based on the work of Cheng-Kai Kao, MD. Written by Philip Baker. 5-minute read
- Leadership and Strategy
- Science in Practice
- Technology and Innovation
- A gap exists today between existing health IT solutions and doctors’ ability to apply them in hospitals.
- Leveraging data to more seamlessly integrate the latest technologies with hospital workflows, the discipline of healthcare informatics is able to bridge this gap.
- Dr. Cheng-Kai Kao’s courses on healthcare innovation give students the tools to develop innovative solutions for their own workplaces.
An MScBMI instructor, who is also an academic hospitalist, discusses the range of innovative informatics tools currently being developed and why the City of Chicago is ready to become a dynamic health information technology ecosystem.