The key to improving medication adherence isn’t in creating another mobile app, but in taking the time to speak with patients and get to the root of the noncompliance, says Dr. John Halamka.
It’s not just IT leaders who have to build and maintain solid relationships with vendors, but clinical and business leaders as well, says CIO Heather Nelson. “They need to be part of the discussion.”
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.
Although Atul Gawande’s recent article brought much-needed notoriety to the topic of EHR usability, it missed the boat when it came to educating the public about the critical role of clinical informatics, says Dirk Stanley.
While there were several topics that resonated with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders in the past year, there was one that clearly dominated the field, says Kate Gamble.