One of the key takeaways from years of implementing EHRs? Governance isn’t merely a reporting mechanism – it’s a way of guiding a project and getting the organization on board, says Dana Sellers.
EHR optimization can feel like a sprint — or even an obstacle course — but by utilizing agile methodology and engaging stakeholders, organizations can reach the finish line, says Brian Redig.
If we want to make EHRs more user-friendly, it’s not enough for clinicians simply to be engaged in the process, says Dr. Lee Milligan. They must be the ones leading the way, from design to training.
The idea of health systems and local governments collaborating to share ideas and resources makes a lot of sense – so why isn’t it happening? Cletis Earle and Luis Taveras talk about their efforts to boost care in Buffalo.
The reality with customization? The further an organization gets from a product’s foundation development, the further behind they are when the next set of enhancements are released, says CIO Tricia Julian.