HealthLeaders Media July 20, 2022
Scott Mace

University Hospitals Cleveland’s technology platform is a key part of a long-term strategy to improve clinical outcomes.

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The approach helps providers develop therapeutic strategies for patients, including depression treatments.

Shortcomings of EHRs and data interoperability remain unsolved challenges.

Anticoagulation and genetic counseling initiatives are also benefitting from related technology.

Healthcare organizations can make patient genomic data actionable, incorporating it into the EHR.

So says Maulik Purohit, MD, associate chief medical information officer at University Hospitals Cleveland, a 25-hospital system with 6,000 affiliated providers covering northeastern Ohio.

In this interview with HealthLeaders, Purohit describes ways to evaluate organizational information technology and clinical readiness for strategic precision medicine programs, moving genetic information from tests to the lab to the EHR and...

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