Document sharing among organizations has the potential to help improve care quality – but only if it includes more than just discrete diagnoses and lab results, which only provide part of the care picture, says Anupam Goel.
How can physician executives present an innovation to senior leaders in a way that demonstrates it can justify the costs involved? By answering these critical questions, says Anupam Goel, MD.
How can physician leaders most effectively examine whether an innovation is worthwhile? By putting it through the same criteria as a clinical trial, says Anupam Goel, MD. And that starts with determining its safety.
With studies showing that EMRs can negatively impact physician satisfaction, Anupam Goel offers practical advice on how hospital leaders, vendors, and clinicians can work to prevent burnout.
A standardized care pathway can lead to improved care coordination. But in order to make this a reality, health systems need a shared governance model that incorporates input from multiple parties, says Anupam Goel.