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How to Digitize and Democratize Healthcare Data on a Global Scale

July 14, 2021
Jeff Selander

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Expansion Business

In this episode of the Health Catalyst podcast, Owning the Future of Healthcare, Jeff Selander, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Expansion Business at Health Catalyst, discusses how health systems throughout the world increasingly turn to data to inform better decision making and how the process to acquire data and democratize data for systemwide use vary by region and country.

Tune in to Hear Selander Answer These Questions

  • How did COVID-19 place a focus on using data in care operations or other areas of care delivery? 4:26
  • How do health systems across the globe currently leverage data and analytics to improve care? 7:20
  • What are some challenges healthcare organizations face when adopting information technology that supports data, and how can they maneuver those challenges? 13:53
  • Which regions do you see adopting data and analytics faster, or which specific metrics might encourage faster adoption of in healthcare? 23:48
  • What are some of the most significant unrealized opportunities for using data and analytics in healthcare? 27:38

Noteworthy Quotes from Selander

“Healthcare processes and the use of data differ from region to region.”

“When we talk about data and analytics within healthcare, it boils down to more efficient ways to democratize that data in a centralized way while respecting privacy so that the data can be used to drive the greatest results for the largest number of people.”

“There will come a day when data is stored efficiently, scalably, and privately in a cloud environment that can be accessed across regions and countries.”

We are working to break down both cultural and digital barriers so that we can be a part of the conversation on a global scale because it allows us to bring our technology and domain expertise.”

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