Dignity Health Guest Post: The Provider View of Mobile Interoperability

dignityDignity Health is one of the five largest health systems in the U.S., with a presence in 17 states and expertise and services around a number of key specialties. In the Arizona service area, we’re widely known for our work in neurology and neurosurgery. And it’s been just within the last year or so that I’ve come to understand how mobile technology has the ability to improve and extend care so that more patients across our system can benefit from our services.

While Dignity Health offers its clinicians a range of useful IT solutions, we made it our goal to remove the gap that existed between where clinical data resides and how to deliver that data to the right clinician when they need it most. By doing so, we were able to eliminate a host of challenges for clinicians – most notably, the frustration around delays in getting the information we need to diagnose, treat and spend more time with patients. I’ve seen how a mobile-based solution that can pull data from any system can easily dissolve that gap, so physicians can make better decisions and ultimately provide better care wherever they are. Continue reading