Daniel Nigrin, MD, Chief Information Officer at MaineHealth

This episode features Daniel Nigrin, MD, Chief Information Officer at MaineHealth. Here, he discusses his clinical background and how that helps in his current role, opportunities and headwinds he's keeping his eye on, where he sees the best opportunities for growth in the future, and more. Want to network with peers and hear more conversations like this? Apply to be one of our complimentary guest reviewers at our upcoming HIT + Digital Health + RCM Meeting Oct, 3-6 2023 here.


Clinical and IT Background Helps MaineHealth CIO Navigate Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Daniel Nigrin, Chief Information Officer at MaineHealth, shares his insights on his clinical background and how it helps in his current role, as well as opportunities and challenges he's keeping his eye on in the healthcare industry.

Unique Perspective on Healthcare Challenges

Dr. Nigrin's background as both a physician and a CIO brings a unique perspective to his role. He understands the clinical needs of patients and providers and combines this knowledge with IT solutions to create better workflows and improve patient care.

Opportunities and Challenges

Dr. Nigrin highlights the challenges that MaineHealth is facing due to labor shortages and the need to do more with fewer resources. However, he also identifies opportunities created by technology, such as virtual care, remote patient monitoring, and automation. MaineHealth is using technology to make healthcare more accessible and cost-effective while improving patient outcomes.

The Importance of AI in Healthcare

Dr. Nigrin emphasizes the impact of large language models in healthcare and their potential to revolutionize patient care. He encourages healthcare leaders to stay informed and participate in industry events, such as the Health IT Digital Health and Revenue Cycle event in October. He believes that artificial intelligence tools will be critical in providing care and will continue to grow over the next few years.

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If you're interested in networking with peers and learning more about healthcare industry insights, consider being one of the complimentary guest reviewers at our upcoming HIT + Digital Health + RCM Meeting in October 2023. Apply now to secure your spot!


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This episode aired on 05/14/2023 and can be listened here.


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