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.
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.
Securing a seat for nursing at the leadership table was a long process that took “time and patience,” says Susan Marino, CNIO at Hartford HealthCare, but it was well worth it.
When a rollout is complete (or at least, nearing completion), the real work begins, says CNIO Susan Marino, whose team is focused on optimization the EHR so that it helps clinicians “transform their practice.”
Reaching HIMSS Stage 7 requires more than just implementing the right technology; it takes teamwork throughout the organization, as well as engagement from executives and clinicians, says Sue Schade.