We’re excited to share that HCA has been named a 2013 Laureate in IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program for a Cancer Navigation Solution to better care for cancer patients throughout treatment. The solution was developed jointly by HCA Information Technology and Services (IT&S) and Sarah Cannon, HCA’s global cancer service line.
As technology continues to become more mobile and social, we marvel at the advancements of the last few years. Technology is crossing into areas we once thought only possible in comic books and science fiction movies. And yet the success of these technologies still comes down to that age-old key success factor: great people.
In the last few years, there has been an explosion of technological development in our everyday lives – how we decide where to eat and book restaurants reservations to the types of devices we can use to video chat with our loved ones in different cities.
This is the age of healthcare technology. Big data and clinical data management, EHR (electronic health records) and Meaningful Use, clouds and virtualization, SaaS and the mobile era, not to mention the incredible advancements in medical technologies like genomics and bioinformatics.
EDITOR’S NOTE: On June 1, 2012, Marty Paslick became the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of HCA, following the retirement of the former CIO, Noel Williams. Mr. Paslick has been with HCA for an impressive 27 years, progressing from the Manager of Clinical Systems Development to VP of Product Development to becoming IT&S’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Marty brings a uniquely high level of experience and enthusiasm for HCA and IT&S and we’re excited to say he’ll be sharing that with us, bringing his one-of-a-kind perspective to this blog. We welcome Marty Paslick, HCA CIO, as our… Read more.