It isn’t a single “silver bullet” that’s going to help reduce the number of opioid-related deaths, but rather, a combination of IT tools that can identify prescribing patterns and education on alternative therapies, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz.
Given the dizzying pace of change in health IT, no one can predict exactly what’s coming down the pike. But by focusing on these five areas, CMIOs can be better prepared to respond, says David Bensema.
The most effective method of EHR training doesn’t involve lectures, but rather hands-on instruction and constant guidance, says CMIO Lee Milligan, who shares what he learned as a Credentialed Trainer.
Rather than trying to take the human element out of IT, Asante has made it a key component by utilizing input from different groups to deliver an improved EHR design, says CMIO Lee Milligan.
The strategy at Christiana Care has never been to rush into anything, and the shift toward value-based care was no exception, says CHIO Terri Steinberg, who talks about the organization’s journey.