239 – Western Sydney Local Health District is leading the adoption of digital hospitals. Naren Gunja, WSLHD
What comes to mind when you hear ‘digital hospital’?
Naren Gunja is the Chief Medical Information Officer for the Western Sydney Local Health District.
The Western Sydney Local Health District is one of the largest districts and serves approximately 2 million people.
In this episode, Pete and Naren looked into what clinicians desire in terms of technology. They also explored some of the technological projects they’ve done in Western Sydney, as well as the role technology plays within the precinct. Pete and Naren also spoke about some of the work they’re doing with digital hospitals.
This episode centres around the concept of a digital hospital. It features the Westmead Hospital, which is already quite digitised. Topics covered include integrating a digital hospital into the wider community, technological standardisation, clinician cognitive load and much more.
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