There are many metaphors through which you or I can view the transformation of health care delivery currently occurring and the application of information technology to the challenges presented.
Back at last spring’s HIMSS conference in New Orleans, the company I work for, McKesson, explained the metaphor we use daily: four pillars supporting a platform of a more optimized future.
I feel that these four pillars are just as applicable to the narrow area of our medical imaging solutions as the metaphor is applicable the broad area of all of healthcare:
1. Optimization of performance and quality