Relying solely on technology during the processes of placing and carrying orders is like relying solely on a navigation system when driving, says Katie Foster, who explains the key role of critical thinking.
Obtaining useful information from an EHR isn’t supposed to feel like digging for a needle in a haystack. But for many clinicians, that’s precisely what experience has been, says Lee Milligan, which leaves them feeling “unsafe.”
Time and time again, data have shown that incorporating clinical decision support into EHRs can improve outcomes. So why is it still a decision for many organizations? Mike Davis examines this complex issue.
Whether the focus is on cybersecurity, the opioid epidemic, or easing the burden on clinicians, CHIME’s policy team always has one goal in mind: how to push forward policies that leverage technology to improve care, says Mari Savickis.
Document sharing among organizations has the potential to help improve care quality – but only if it includes more than just discrete diagnoses and lab results, which only provide part of the care picture, says Anupam Goel.