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TDP 130: IU Health's CMIO, Dr. Emily Webber: Mastering AI Governance, Harnessing Listening as a Superpower, and Bridging the Tech and Healthcare Cultures

May 30, 2024
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On this episode of The Digital Patient, Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder & CEO of SeamlessMD, and marketing colleague, Alan Sardana, chat with Dr. Emily Webber, CMIO at IU Health and Riley Children's Health, about "Mastering AI Governance, Harnessing Listening as a Superpower, Bridging the Tech and Healthcare Cultures, and more..." Click the play button to listen or read the show notes below.

Audio:

Video:

Guest(s):

  • Dr. Emily Webber, Chief Medical Information Officer at IU Health and Riley Children's Health
  • Dr. Joshua Liu (@joshuapliu), Co-founder & CEO at SeamlessMD

Episode 130 - Show Notes:


[00:01:10] Dr. Webber shares her initial inspiration to pursue medicine and pediatrics, stemming from a desire to connect deeply with patients and communities.

[00:02:14] Reflections on the shift from paper-based systems to digital during her residency, highlighting early challenges and adaptations.

[00:03:30] Discussion on the necessity of healthcare transformation, focusing on patient needs and technology's role in enhancing care outside traditional settings.

[00:04:20] Insights into the barriers technology sometimes creates between clinicians and patients, and Dr. Webber's journey into informatics.

[00:09:26] The importance of proper technology use in healthcare, assessing AI's role and its ethical implications in clinical settings.

[00:12:16] Consideration of AI's impact on healthcare operations, cautioning against its hasty implementation without thorough risk assessment.

[00:16:04] Advocacy for a patient-centric approach in healthcare IT, emphasizing listening to both patients and healthcare colleagues to inform better technology integration.

[00:20:21] The role of leadership in digital transformation, stressing the balance between innovation and maintaining core healthcare values.

[00:23:13] Challenges of modern healthcare IT, including navigating complex regulations and the integration of new technologies.

[00:28:07] Potential futures of healthcare technology, discussing ambient AI and its implications for medical documentation and patient interaction.

[00:32:17] The cultural shift towards accepting and integrating technology in healthcare, driven by necessity and enhanced by careful, ethical consideration.

[00:37:28] The growing importance of digital tools in enhancing patient care and supporting healthcare professionals.

Fast 5 Lightning Round:

1. Favorite Book: "Anne of Green Gables" and "Weapons of Math Destruction".
2. Person to Meet: Taylor Swift and a desire to meet her grandfathers.
3. Preferred Superpower: Ability to read minds.
4. Belief in Healthcare: The power of large algorithms in healthcare has both positive and negative potentials.
5. Excitement level for Taylor Swift's new album: 11/10

TDP 130: IU Health's CMIO, Dr. Emily Webber: Mastering AI Governance, Harnessing Listening as a Superpower, and Bridging the Tech and Healthcare Cultures

Posted by:
seamless
on
May 30, 2024

Subscribe on: RSS | SPOTIFY | APPLE PODCAST | GOOGLE | BREAKER | ANCHOR

On this episode of The Digital Patient, Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder & CEO of SeamlessMD, and marketing colleague, Alan Sardana, chat with Dr. Emily Webber, CMIO at IU Health and Riley Children's Health, about "Mastering AI Governance, Harnessing Listening as a Superpower, Bridging the Tech and Healthcare Cultures, and more..." Click the play button to listen or read the show notes below.

Audio:

Video:

Guest(s):

  • Dr. Emily Webber, Chief Medical Information Officer at IU Health and Riley Children's Health
  • Dr. Joshua Liu (@joshuapliu), Co-founder & CEO at SeamlessMD

Episode 130 - Show Notes:


[00:01:10] Dr. Webber shares her initial inspiration to pursue medicine and pediatrics, stemming from a desire to connect deeply with patients and communities.

[00:02:14] Reflections on the shift from paper-based systems to digital during her residency, highlighting early challenges and adaptations.

[00:03:30] Discussion on the necessity of healthcare transformation, focusing on patient needs and technology's role in enhancing care outside traditional settings.

[00:04:20] Insights into the barriers technology sometimes creates between clinicians and patients, and Dr. Webber's journey into informatics.

[00:09:26] The importance of proper technology use in healthcare, assessing AI's role and its ethical implications in clinical settings.

[00:12:16] Consideration of AI's impact on healthcare operations, cautioning against its hasty implementation without thorough risk assessment.

[00:16:04] Advocacy for a patient-centric approach in healthcare IT, emphasizing listening to both patients and healthcare colleagues to inform better technology integration.

[00:20:21] The role of leadership in digital transformation, stressing the balance between innovation and maintaining core healthcare values.

[00:23:13] Challenges of modern healthcare IT, including navigating complex regulations and the integration of new technologies.

[00:28:07] Potential futures of healthcare technology, discussing ambient AI and its implications for medical documentation and patient interaction.

[00:32:17] The cultural shift towards accepting and integrating technology in healthcare, driven by necessity and enhanced by careful, ethical consideration.

[00:37:28] The growing importance of digital tools in enhancing patient care and supporting healthcare professionals.

Fast 5 Lightning Round:

1. Favorite Book: "Anne of Green Gables" and "Weapons of Math Destruction".
2. Person to Meet: Taylor Swift and a desire to meet her grandfathers.
3. Preferred Superpower: Ability to read minds.
4. Belief in Healthcare: The power of large algorithms in healthcare has both positive and negative potentials.
5. Excitement level for Taylor Swift's new album: 11/10

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