When leveraged the right way, super users can not only help improve staff engagement during an implementation – they can also help reduce the use of consultants, says Susan Marino of Hartford HealthCare.
When a rollout is complete (or at least, nearing completion), the real work begins, says CNIO Susan Marino, whose team is focused on optimization the EHR so that it helps clinicians “transform their practice.”
Implementing an EHR system can often feel like a marathon – especially when two organizations make the decision to share a single instance. But the end result is well worth the effort, says CIO Chuck Podesta.
After spending the past five years putting in a “platform for clinical transformation and innovation” through the eCare initiative, Partners is shifting its focus to digital health, says CIO Jim Noga.
A large, Midwestern health system may not have been the obvious choice to host Epic at Tahoe Forest, but it quickly became clear it was the best option, says CIO Jake Dorst, who talks about his organization’s EHR journey.