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significant clinical experience and extensive knowledge of the inefficiencies plaguing our healthcare system from outdated technology to outmoded processes.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.

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    5 Signs Your Health System’s Clinical Collaboration Software Needs Some Care

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    What is collaborative care? Collaborative care refers to providers being able to discuss a patient’s care, treatment, and outcome. For instance, sharing test results among physicians, nurses, and other providers is critical to successful collaborative care. Of course, this sharing...

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    Surge Patient Management Through TigerConnect

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    When Covid-19 hit the hospitals of New York City, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBI) was no exception. Serving a population of over 300,000, at the peak of the pandemic’s onset, NBI was losing an average of 10 patients per...

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    Ensuring Successful Covid Vaccine Communication

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    Covid-19 vaccinations are the most powerful resource we have for mitigating the devastating effects of the pandemic. The underlying concern, however, is that vaccine benefits are 100 percent reliant on society’s support; health systems cannot intervene without the public’s participation....

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    HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Transforms Care Collaboration

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    Communication shortcomings and lack of security measures have hindered healthcare for decades. While digital technology revolutionizes clinical communications, it can also threaten patient privacy. Over the last three years, 93 percent of healthcare organizations have experienced a data breach, and...

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    12 Ways to Reduce Patient Churn in Healthcare

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    It’s critical for healthcare facilities to remain financially stable in order to provide essential medical services to the patients in their community. Much of the revenue that hospitals receive comes from new and recurring patient visits[1]. Therefore, the ability for...

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    Streamlined Referrals Improve the Patient Experience

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    Recently at TigerSummit, Angeline Cosca, Chief Information Officer of Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging Centers, delivered a presentation centered on improving the patient experience and eliminating conflict by streamlining a hospital’s referral process. Based in Southern Nevada, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging...

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    W​hat Healthcare Needs to Keep PHI Secure in the Cloud

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    In the past decade, the use of telehealth services has risen sharply, leading to greater convenience for patients and reduced costs. Telehealth has been used for acute injuries, chronic health conditions including type II diabetes, and mental health conditions. Three...

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    Healthcare IT and Tech Trends for 2021

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    We made it, friends. The turbulence of 2020 is behind us, and a new year is well underway. If the previous year has taught us anything, it’s that preparation is key. Recent healthcare IT trends like advancements in smart tech...

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    Assessing Stroke Patients Through Improved Workflows

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    Recently at TigerSummit, Dr. Chethan Rao, Section Head of Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care at BSLMC spoke on behalf of improving interdisciplinary communication in real-time to rapidly assess stroke alerts and deliver life-saving treatments for stroke patients. According to Dr....

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    Solving Care Collaboration Gaps and EHR Inefficiencies

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    Electronic health records, primarily used to track and store patient data, weren’t developed for care team collaboration. While EHRs play a vital role in patient care, they don’t solve all the collaboration issues at the point of care. EHRs also...

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