By Abhinav Shashank – Can we ensure the well-being of a sapling that was not watered for weeks after being planted? Consistency in care matters just as much for patients seeking to improve their wellness and to achieve healthier outcomes.Read More
By Brenda Hopkins – Busy health systems contain complexity in workflow variations and transitions, from appointment scheduling and authorizations to referrals and transitions for additional service. Barriers to efficient workflows include poor usable design of technology for…
By William A. Hyman – We are all familiar by now with the phenomenon of clinical users being unhappy with their EMRs for a variety of reasons. These reasons often include that there is a mismatch between the EMRs workflow and the existing clinical workflow.
By Patti Peets – By leveraging health care IT software, not only will efficiency improve, but practices will be able to work smarter. Here a 5 ways to improve your workflow efficiency.
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.
The challenges healthcare organizations face during EHR implementations vary, but many of the issues related to the technology itself can be wrapped into one package and labeled “processes related to technology.
By Melinda Outlaw – Healthcare organizations are facing an overwhelming number of complex changes related to new initiatives, government regulations and the optimization of current processes. Many of these changes are regulatory generated, while others are competitively motivated, policy-driven and/or a result of customer derived requirements.
The One Question You Need to Ask By Anthony Odden, Hayes Management Consulting Twitter: @HayesManagement Before starting any project, there needs to be a defined…
Stage 2 Requires 5 Clinical Decision Support Interventions William A. Hyman Professor Emeritus, Biomedical Engineering Texas A&M University, email@example.com Read other articles by this author…