March 6, 2020: People have been talking about interoperability in the healthcare space for some time and the pivotal point is finally arriving. Systems are coming together and the advances are being seen in dental as much as any other area. The proverbial head which has been disconnected from its shoulders in healthcare is being reattached thanks to systems like Epic’s MyChart. In this episode, Bill caught up with two of his old colleagues from Saint Joseph Health, Mostafa Khairzada, and David Baker. David is now the CIO of Pacific Dental with Mostafa as his secret weapon being the director of clinical and emerging technologies. Today the three sit down to speak about innovation at Pacific Dental. Their conversation covers Mostafa’s forward-thinking approach and his track record of experiencing systems firsthand from the patient's perspective to come up with optimizations using technology. You’ll hear about what is currently being implemented at Pacific, and also get a few sneak peeks of what is in store. The future of dental looks more empowered from the patient’s perspective, with their forthcoming ability to see their entire heath records in the chair in all coming consultations due to Epic’s interoperability technologies. The team is pragmatically innovating and changing the dental space thanks to their future-focused approach so make sure you tune in to hear more about what they are doing to keep Pacific a leader in the dental space.
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