There’s a lot we don’t know when it comes to identifying the right techniques to support lasting behavior change. What we do know, says Anupam Goel, MD, is that by continuing to refine health IT using behavior change principles, we may be better positioned to make meaningful improvements.
Organizations that leverage data to provide a customized patient experience can distinguish themselves in what is becoming a crowded market, says Anupam Goel, CHIO at UnitedHealthcare Clinical Services.
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.
As it becomes increasingly critical for patients to manage their health outside of the hospital, clinicians must adapt to the ever-changing world of apps and patient-generated data, says Anupam Goel, MD.