Will O'Connor M.D., CMIO at TigerConnect

Will O’Connor is an orthopedic surgeon by trade. He brings significant clinical experience and extensive knowledge of the inefficiencies plaguing our healthcare system from outdated technology to outmoded processes. He has helped large health systems, academic medical centers, and community hospitals leverage secure healthcare communication and collaboration to advance their clinical and financial goals. Will also specializes in strategic planning, consulting, client delivery, and thought leadership across the healthcare industry.

  • Will O'Connor M.D., CMIO at TigerConnect

    Ending Collaboration Waste to Save the Healthcare System

    Hospitals are hives of activity. But, unlike the highly structured order of a beehive, hospitals are not always models of efficiency. From waiting for callbacks or being interrupted by non-actionable alerts, collaboration inefficiencies are hiding in plain sight in most...

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  • Will O'Connor M.D., CMIO at TigerConnect

    5 Benefits of Interprofessional Collaboration in Healthcare

    Interprofessional collaboration in healthcare has gained significant attention in recent years, and for good reason. It's a practice that involves healthcare professionals from various disciplines working together to deliver the best possible patient care. This collaborative approach goes beyond traditional...

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    Why EHR Communication Falls Short in Urgent Situations 

    We all know that in the world of healthcare, every second counts. When it comes to emergencies, those precious seconds can be the difference between life and death. In fact, delays in rapid response calls contribute to 34.7% higher in-hospital...

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    Improving Patient Safety Through Unified Clinical Collaboration

    The healthcare industry is being tested like never before. Faced with an unprecedented number of patients, providers are challenged with too many cases and not enough time. Nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals are often overworked, which can impact clinical...

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    CIO Guide to EHR Integration

    Healthcare has come a long way, but advancements like electronic health records (EHR) are limited in functionality. EHRs were designed as a record-keeping source for patient information and billing purposes. They cannot serve as an adequate communication platform for healthcare...

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    How Healthcare Technology Can Bridge the Gap in Patient Communication

    For years, physicians and hospitals have relied on hard copies, charts, and paper notes to keep track of patients and treatments. Yellow sticky notes, clipboard charts, and whiteboards were often the go-to method for storing and sharing data. But the...

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    Can Technology Really Help Solve the Hospital Worker Shortage?

    Can Technology Really Help Solve the Hospital Worker Shortage?

    Hospital worker shortages have drastically changed how hospitals operate and handle their resources. Without an adequate number of care team members and other essential hospital personnel, existing care providers work harder and faster in an increasingly chaotic environment. Without the...

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    Speed to Diagnosis: How Clinical Collaboration Improves Patient Throughput

    Speed to Diagnosis: How Clinical Collaboration Improves Patient Throughput

    Hospitals and health systems are faced with a growing number of patients, extended hours, and staff shortages. It’s no surprise that the ability to accelerate patient throughput and improve quality care is challenging. According to the Centers for Disease Control,...

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    How Medical Systems Solve Clinical Workflow Challenges with TigerConnect Roles and Teams

    How Medical Systems Solve Clinical Workflow Challenges with TigerConnect Roles and Teams

    The healthcare industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation. More patients in the system and increasingly complex industry regulations make it difficult to manage clinical workflows across medical providers, groups, teams, and hospitals. According to a recent analysis of 23,000 medical...

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    How healthcare communication disconnects impact patient outcomes

    How healthcare communication disconnects impact patient outcomes

    In healthcare, timely communication is essential for patients to receive necessary—sometimes lifesaving—care. However, patients often engage with multiple professionals who can work across various departments, geographies, or organizations. Naturally, it is easy for delays in communication or even miscommunication to...

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