By David Lareau – Clinicians are among the most highly trained knowledge workers in any industry, yet the systems they use to care for patients hinder their ability to deliver care. EHRs require clinical users to spend too much time searching for clinically relevant information.Read More
The recent news of Oracle’s vision of a national healthcare database of course made us all take notice. But as the dust is settling what does the rest of the industry think about this? We reached out to see just what the buzz is.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of May that we think deserve sharing again.
By David Lareau – Every few years, the healthcare industry seems to lose its collective mind over the latest new thing that will solve all our problems and usher in the (dreaded) “new paradigm.” This combination of magical thinking and marketing hype sporadically erupts and then dissipates as reality sets in, and we realize that there is no single answer to the challenges we face.
With the reporting of 26,000 attendees, HIMSS seems to be getting back on track and moving in the right direction. So what were the reactions? What were the takeaways? Will the exhibitors and attendees return next year? Here is what they told us.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of February that we think deserve sharing again.
By David Lareau – If you listen to healthcare industry chatter, you’ll hear that we are in the “post-EHR” world, in which everyone has electronic health records and, with the requirements of the 21st Century Cures Act, systems will soon be required to share data.
By David Lareau – Electronic Health Records are generally viewed by clinicians as a technology that requires a lot of effort without providing much reward. Crucial information is scattered, and users spend far too much time trying to find it. Too often, they simply give up.
Interoperability thirteen years in. 2021 did bring us the information blocking final rule and pandemic is still looming over healthcare and delivery. As always the health IT community continues to be bullish on interoperability solutions, but will we get there in 2022?