As EHRs were being installed at a rapid pace, workflow seemed to take a backseat, and clinicians are paying the price, says KLAS’ Mitchell Josephson, who talks about his own experience with the productivity paradox.
Merging cultures is never easy, but the process can be made somewhat smoother by focusing more on the ‘why’ than on the ‘how,’ says Laishy Williams-Carlson, who talks about the challenges Bon Secours faces with constant growth.
Between possible ACA repeals, storms, and the lack of an HHS Secretary, it’s been a difficult time to get the ear of politicians, but CHIIME’s team is forging ahead to advocate for cybersecurity, interoperability, and telehealth.
When interoperability wasn’t baked into Meaningful Use, it left a mess that physicians have had to clean up, says David Bensema, who believes the only way to right the ship is to engage that very group.
A lot of what people think they know about interoperability and data exchange isn’t necessarily true, says Chuck Christian, who welcomes the opportunity to clear the air and have a real discussion.