Health Informatics and Health Equity (Ramathibodi)

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1. Health Informatics & Health Equity Joint Conference in Medical Sciences 2015 June 6, 2015 2. 2 Speakers . . . . . . . . 3. Health Informatics & Health Equity: The Ramathibodis Way Nawanan Theera-Ampornpunt, M.D., Ph.D. 4. 4 Health Information & Health Informatics Health IT & Quality of Care Opportunities Health IT: The Ramathibodis Way Outline 5. 5 Health Information & Health Informatics 6. 6 Health Information is Everywhere 7. 7 Shortliffe EH. Biomedical informatics in the education of physicians. JAMA. 2010 Sep 15;304(11):1227-8. Information in Medicine 8. 8 The interdisciplinary field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem solving, and decision making, motivated by efforts to improve human health. American Medical Informatics Association Biomedical Informatics 9. 9 Basic Research Applied Research And Practice Biomedical Informatics Methods, Techniques, and Theories Imaging Informatics Clinical Informatics Bioinformatics Public Health Informatics Molecular and Cellular Processes Tissues and Organs Individuals (Patients) Populations And Society Health Informatics Adapted from American Medical Informatics Association Health Informatics 10. 10 Health IT & Quality of Care 11. 11 To treat & to care for their patients to their best abilities, given limited time & resources Image Source: (Nevit Dilmen) What Clinicians Want? 12. 12 A safe, effective care that focus on us, the patients, and our needs What Patients Want? 13. 13 Safety Timeliness Effectiveness Patient-Centeredness Efficiency Equity Institute of Medicine, Committee on Quality of Health Care in America. Crossing the quality chasm: a new health system for the 21st century. Washington, DC: National Academy Press; 2001. Quality of Care 14. 14 14 WHO (2009) Information as 1 of 6 Building Blocks 15. 15 The Challenge Image Source: (Sachin H. Jain @sacjai) 16. 16 Opportunities 17. 17 (IOM, 2001)(IOM, 2000) (IOM, 2011) Health IT & Patient Safety 18. 18 Hospital A Hospital B Clinic C Government Lab Patient at Home Health Information Exchange Provider information access leads to safe, timely, effective & efficient care Patient information access leads to patient-centered, engaged & equitable care 19. 19 eHealth & e-Transaction ETDA 20. 20 Patients Privacy Protections & Health Information Exchange ETDA (19 .. 2558) 21. 21 Health IT: The Ramathibodis Way 22. 22 HomegrownHospitalInformationSystems FocusonMedicationErrors&Rapid ExpansiontoSupportPatientCareOperations DigitalImaging,BackOffice&Standards RamaEMR,SoftwareProcessExcellence Future:FullEHRs?PatientPortal?Information Exchange?GuidingLightonInformatics? The Ramathibodis Way 23. 23 Health informatics focus on information toward health Health IT is at the core of high-quality care Opportunities are emerging for health IT Ramathibodi has a long history of internal health IT development with efforts to improve quality & internal operations Leveraging health IT for equity, access & patient-centeredness should be our next goals when other quality goals are achieved Summary 24. Next Health Informatics & Health Equity: Siriraj & Chulalongkorn


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