There’s bound to be some variance between instances of the same EHR system at different organizations, says Mike Davis. But if the workflows are dramatically different, it means clinician input isn’t being incorporated nearly enough.
Rather than acting as a barrier during patient encounters, EMRs can actually help improve engagement — if physicians receive the right training, says Mike Davis.
Physician champions play a critical role in driving EHR adoption in any setting, but particularly in behavioral health, says Jennifer D’Angelo, who talks about how her team is working to improve usability.
Time and time again, data have shown that incorporating clinical decision support into EHRs can improve outcomes. So why is it still a decision for many organizations? Mike Davis examines this complex issue.
Perhaps the toughest part of a merger is getting separate organizations to act as one. But it can be done if leadership follows a few simple tenets – starting with communication, says Scott Vachon.