Change management can play a key role in boosting support of clinical decision support systems – but if, and only if, the change is focused on individuals rather than on organizations, says former CMIO David Bensema.
One way to ensure usability issues are never resolved? By arguing, says interim CMIO Craig Joseph. Instead, IT analysts and physician informaticists should respond with data, evidence, and experience.
Artificial intelligence isn’t going to replace physicians anytime soon. But what it can do is provide diagnostics to help interpret data, says Warren Whitford, reflecting on a discussion during a recent symposium.
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.”