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At Outcomes Rocket, we strive to be the digital consciousness of healthcare leadership, innovation and problem solving with one goal: inspire collaborative thinking amongst healthcare leaders to solve problems and create solutions to make healthcare better.  For more information visit our website at http://www.outcomesrocket.com/ or Twitter @OutcomesRocket

Nov 16, 2017

INVITATION to participate in Zynx Health Innovation Challenge with a pot of $20,000 across all winners.  The focus is marrying evidence medical content to a patient journey.  Visit developer.zynx.com for more details or contact Aslan Brooke directly for more questions! 

Check out Zynx Health FHIR API here

 

Aslan Brooke, is the experienced Director Of Technology at Zynx Health.  He has a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & healthcare industry. Skilled in Management, Leadership, DevOps, HIPAA/Security, Software Engineering, CI/CD and Test Automation. Strong engineering professional with a Master's Degree in Computer Science specializing in Interactive [Artificial] Intelligence from Georgia Institute of Technology.

 

Why healthcare?

While on a mission trip, he stumbled upon healthcare through the need of his technology skills and has not looked back since.  He has found that it aligns what his beliefs and values.

 

What topic should be on every medical leader's agenda today?

Interoperability and how to make it happen.

 

What is Zynx doing to improve healthcare?

Making healthcare content available in a standardized fashion through FIHR API's.  Their evidence-based medical content helps the discharge process be much more streamlined, informed and impactful to patient outcomes. 


Tell us about a setback you have had and what you learned from it?

When we don't get feedback about solutions and work we are doing.  Unit and integration testing is crucial.  It cost more not to do it.  Let's make sure to have systems in place to pressure test your work and get feedback.

 

What is one of your proudest moments in medicine today? 

As part of the Hearst Health Family, we have access to the organization leadership to impact the discharge process.  Some stats that make our organization proud include; on a yearly basis, 84% discharges in the U.S. are touched by Hearst Health, 3.1 billion prescriptions filled, 177 insured individuals, 60 million home health visits.

 

What is an exciting project you are working on today?


Definitional resource excellence via FHIR and making our platform action based and able to improve patient outcomes via their API's.

 

Aslan's 101 Course on Outcomes Improvement:

1.What is the best way to improve healthcare outcomes?

  • Consider patient care from an overall system care of a patients journey.

2. What is the biggest mistake or pitfall to avoid?

  • Local optimization.  Let's keep the patient in focus.

3. How do you stay relevant as an organization despite constant change?

  • Establish and maintain a culture of learning.

4. One area of focus that should drive everything else is:

  • Innovation.  In process, technology, and organization.

 

Book recommendation: 

1. Holy Bible

2. High-Velocity Edge by Steven Spear  

 

Closing Thought.

INVITATION to participate in Zynx Health Innovation Challenge with a pot of $20,000 across all winners.  The focus is marrying evidence medical content to a patient journey.  Visit developer.zynx.com for more details or contact Aslan Brooke directly for more questions! 

 

Best way to contact Aslan:

Aslan Brook on LinkedIn

@Aslanbrooke

Check out Zynx Health FHIR API here