When selecting an EHR, user experience is one of the most critical factors, but what’s just as important is finding a vendor partner that can help mitigate both current and future challenges, says CIO Patrick Yount.
Having a governance structure where physicians and operational leaders are engaged in major decisions isn’t just nice to have, it’s critical to the success of an implementation, says CIO Tricia Julian.
We have to be careful when we accuse vendors (or any organization, for that matter) of data blocking, says Chuck Christian, who believes it’s much more complicated than just refusing to cooperate.
When it comes to value-based care, the one thing the industry can’t do is manage to the lowest common denominator, says CIO J.D. Whitlock, otherwise we’ll never move forward.
One way in which CIOs can attain the ultimate goal of providing IT solutions that are scalable, sustainable and cost-effective? By choosing partners – not vendors, says David Reis.