The Digital Transformation: Fireworks of Potential

Digital technologies are setting off fireworks of potential for healthcare solutions, from smartphone apps, to bio sensors, to artificial intelligence – an explosive display meriting “Oo!” and “Aw!” – but are they truly augmenting clinician workflow and transforming healthcare? “Only in small pockets,” says John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD, FACC, Chief Innovation Officer for the ACC. In this interview, Rumsfeld explains why he believes we have not yet realized the full potential of the digital transformation, why the ACC is partnering with tech companies to co-create digital technologies, and how MedAxiom organizations and ACC members can get involved.