Nuance Healthcare

HIE Rundown 12-02-16

Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.

Could Inspector Gadget Shape Health IT’s Future?

By Jonathon Dreyer – As a kid, whenever I couldn’t reach something, I used to pull my sweatshirt over my hands and extend my arms forcefully, triumphantly exclaiming “Go-go Gadget arms!” Little did I know at the time that those innovations and neat devices from Inspector Gadget would contain usability lessons that apply to current challenges in health IT.

How Software Can Upgrade Trust in Hospital Halls and Clinics

By Dr. Ehab Hanna – Trust between patients and their doctors is central to better care; however, strong relationships between clinical and IT teams are also key. Support staff who do not have good relationships with their medical colleagues will face challenges with new implementations and technical adoption. Applying some simple Art of Medicine principles can help build trust between these teams.

Green Eggs, Ham, and the Health IT Innovation Adoption Curve

By Joe Petro – My son recently picked Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” for his bedtime story. As we read it together, I was struck by how much the poem applies to health IT adoption. A few years ago, most healthcare organizations and physicians were extremely skeptical of the very technologies they now rely on each and every day to get the right information to the right place in a timely manner.