Cherokee Nation Health Services
A high level journey probing the CMIO/CIO working relationship and how Cherokee Nation utilized inexpensive and disposable products to make telemedicine ubiquitous, including direct psychiatric care and the most successful Hepatitis C eradication program in the world. This topic focuses on driving adoption, behavior change, network strategy, and what physicians and patients expect from a virtual service line. In addition, an IT push strategy for future telemedicine is presented. This talk includes all the successes, failures, and lessons learned by CMIO/CIO, co-presented in an open and honest format.
· The future of telemedicine
· Cherokee Nation success with basic business software/hardware
· How to clinically leverage for telemedicine in both direct patient care and peer-to-peer clinical consults
· How to avoid costly proprietary solutions