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How 9 hospital innovation chiefs want health IT to further adapt to the pandemic

Becker’s Hospital Review, Feb. 16, 2021

February 16, 2021

How 9 hospital innovation chiefs want health IT to further adapt to the pandemic

Tom Andriola, vice chancellor of IT and data, UC Irvine: We’re certainly not through this, but there is a glimmer of light on the horizon in what we could call “a post-pandemic world.” I think now we need to return to bimodal thinking and realize in the near term we still need to adapt to what COVID-19 throws at us. At the same time, we cannot shy away from the conversation we need to be having at the leadership level about the “new normal,” what we’ve tried and learned during this horrible period and which aspects do we want to keep in place in the new normal.