CHAPTER THREE: Clinical Care Integration

Sponsored by: Abbott Diagnostics
Speakers
  • Global Director of Medical Informatics and Clinical Excellence, Abbott Diagnostics
    Biography
      Dr. Chad Malone is currently the Global Director of Medical Informatics and Clinical Excellence for Abbott Diagnostics. He has 25 years of domestic and international experience within biomedical informatics and clinical & translational science. He has held numerous strategic positions at eHealth Technologies, Remedy Informatics, Optum, Tenfold and the Japanese government, and also been an advisor to FIGUR8, Nestle Health Sciences, Zipongo, Canary Speech, SolveBio, CoNextions Medical and Agel. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Japanese, holds an M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine, and performed an Anesthesia residency at the University of Rochester.
    • Divisional VP, USO Commercial Operations Abbott Diagnostics Division
      Biography
        Jeremy has dedicated his professional career to Abbott since 1993. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in International Marketing and earned an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management. Jeremy also holds a master's in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Liverpool in the UK.

      Abstract

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      CHAPTER ONE : What is Health Creation? - Jeremy Schubert and J. Brian Clark
       
       
       
      CHAPTER THREE: Clinical Care Integration - Jeremy Schubert and Dr. Chad Malone
       
      A lack of time to engage with patients in the diagnostic process is a major concern of health care professionals. The major challenge is that these professionals are inundated with data; upwards of 930 pieces of chemistry and hematology data are reviewed by primary care physicians each week! The complexity of healthcare decision making coupled with an increased volume of available information, may lead to variability in quality and cost of care. While quality results have been the primary focus of the laboratory, many misdiagnoses and treatment errors can be attributed to errors during the selection and interpretation of test results. Lab tests play a key role in clinical decision making, and correct interpretation is critical. In a survey, 75% of clinicians want more interpretation of lab results₂ 
       
      Ultimately, making a holistic, patient-centric decision is a matter of bringing together the right information at the right time to treat the right person. To alleviate this complexity and avoid errors, many health systems deploy some form of clinical decision support (CDS) technology. Join Abbott, with Jeremy Schubert and Dr. Chad Malone, to learn about how the AlinIQ Clinical Insights solution can help drive clinical practice towards proper standards of care while integrating seamlessly into existing clinical workflows. AlinIQ Clinical Insights will provide the best outcome for patients within key disease areas, such as diabetes and heart failure.
       
      Source:
      1. Stroobants AK et al. Clin Chim Acta 2003; 333: 169-203.
      2. Data on File at Abbott
       
      Learning Objectives:
       
      Understand how a CDS solution can help:
      • Leverage disparate data into meaningful recommendations that can impact workflow and patient outcomes
      • Identify high risk patients and close gaps in care to prevent costly admissions and readmissions
      • Reduce variabilities and inconsistencies in laboratory testing and clinical decision making
       
       
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