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How CMOs Can Solve the Next Set of Hospital Challenges - Ian Maynard, Real Time Medical

Ian Maynard of Real Time Medical, a solution provider at the marcus evans National Healthcare CMO/CMIO Summit 2013, on setting up efficient patient diagnostic systems. Interview with: Ian Maynard, Chief Executive Officer, Real Time Medical
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. How CMOs Can Solve the Next Set of Hospital Challenges is just a list and a much more active Centric Radiology. We were not approach to diagnostic service level surprised to find that a number of management is needed. hospital objectives were related to the process challenges our solution How could they manage workflows addresses. better? Also, there are times and certain The workflows cannot be done disease states that require collaboration manually. If there are 50 people spread and communication to take place across different campuses or hospitals, between different “ologies”, different everyone’s work should be coordinated. disciplines. We can help organizations If one clinician is caught up in a address patient responsiveness complex case, the next case should be objectives, improved clinical productivityInterview with: Ian Maynard, Chief re-distributed to another available and efficiency, overhead reductionExecutive Officer, Real Time Medical clinician on the network, who also has through automation, while simultane- the credentials to interpret the case. ously addressing quality assurance and peer review all within a single platform.Hospitals have systems in place that How could your solution address A scope that normally requires purchasewere designed to store, access and these issues? of three separate platforms.display digitized diagnostic images, butthey are not enough for guaranteeing It responds to the dynamic changes in Any final thoughts?service levels, according to Ian the environment and re-routes exams,Maynard, Chief Executive Officer, Real depending on what comes through the Current infrastructure and systems canTime Medical. With organizations door. Chief Medical Officers are and must be leveraged in order to solveneeding to guarantee responsiveness to concerned with the timeliness of the next set of challenges. There is nourgent cases, automated diagnostic reporting. They want to improve clinical need for a rip and replace. A hospital’simaging workflow management is process efficiency and guarantee existing investment can be leveraged tobecoming essential, he added. responsiveness to urgent and non- address these missing elements. urgent cases, so they have to balanceFrom a solution provider company at the workloads.the upcoming marcus evans NationalHealthcare CMO/CMIO Spring 2013 The old systems were not designed toin Atlanta, Georgia, March 14-15, address the objectives that they mustMaynard talks about upcoming hospital now deliver against. Several Europeanrequirements and how more efficient, countries are legislating a patient’s right This level ofautomated workflow management can to have all diagnostic results within aaddress some of the key issues. given period of time; in Denmark they are considering legislation a patient’s coordinationWhy are current hospital diagnostic right to have all their diagnostic resultssystems inadequate? within four hours of entering an emergency room. This includes results is notMost are data-centric and designed to from the lab, radiology, cardiology,address the specific problem of data pathology, everything. They realizedstorage, access and display. With the that people are dying from lack of happeningchallenges that hospitals are facing responsive, and the need to address managedservice levels and improve clinical Would this impact how hospitals are right nowprocess efficiency, existing systems reimbursed for the care theymust be supplemented. deliver?Currently, a typical worklist will display Improving productivity and workflowa long list of exams to be interpreted. If was recently cited as key to addressinga radiologist assigned to a specific operational deficiencies, driving patient-worklist or exam type receives multiple centric radiology and addressingurgent cases, they may not get to each declining reimbursements in a recentwithin the timeframe that the hospital survey published 2013/01/02 in Clinicalaims for, or that is necessary for Innovation & Technology – Top Trendssomeone who has just had a stroke. It in Health Imaging: The Rise of Patient
  • 2. About the National Healthcare CMO/CMIO Summit 2013 The marcus evans Summits This unique forum will take place at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, groups deliver peer-to-peer March 14-15, 2013. Offering much more than any conference, exhibition or trade information on strategic matters, show, this exclusive meeting will bring together esteemed industry thought leaders professional trends and and solution providers to a highly focused and interactive networking event. The breakthrough innovations. Summit includes presentations on improving clinical outcomes, effective CPOE adoption, improving physician documentation, achieving meaningful use requirements and improving quality through EMRs and engaging people on the front line. Please note that the Summit is a Contact closed business event and the Sarin Kouyoumdjian-Gurunlian, Press Manager, marcus evans, Summits number of participants strictly Division limited. Tel: + 357 22 849 313 Email: For more information please send an email to All rights reserved. The above content may be republished or reproduced. Kindly inform us by sending an email to press@marcusevanscy.comAbout Real Time MedicalReal Time Medical is a diagnostic imaging workflow innovation company. It develops vendor-neutral, context-aware workflowmanagement software solutions. These solutions organize the reporting services in complex diagnostic imaging organizationsmore efficiently and productively. Real Time Medical’s platforms improve the timeliness, quality and accuracy of service delivery topatients while reducing manual case handling for healthcare organizations. These benefits result in system-wide, “ripple effect”savings to organizations.Real Time Medical also operates the only nationwide, round-the-clock radiology service in Canada, employing the benefits of itsDiaShareTM context-aware workflow management and QA software suite.www.realtimemedical.comAbout marcus evans Summitsmarcus evans Summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discussstrategies and solutions. Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity toindividually tailor their schedules of keynote presentations, think tanks, seminars and one-on-one business meetings.For more information, please visit: www.marcusevans.comUpcoming EventsLong-Term Care CXO Summit - www.longtermcaresummit.comNational Healthcare CNO Summit - www.nhcnosummit.comNational Healthcare CFO Summit - www.nhcfosummit.comNational Healthcare CXO Summit - www.nhcmiosummit.comTo view the web version, please click here:

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