The terms specialty/subspecialty, service, level-of-care, and geographic location can often look and sound alike, and are often confused – or used interchangeably – by clinicians and administrative staff. But there are critical differences, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, who sheds some light in this post.
It is by no means a requirement for clinical informatics leaders to have come from multicultural backgrounds, but it can certainly help when it comes to bridging different cultures, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health.
In an effort to create a “better understanding of the fundamentals” of healthcare, as well as its inner workings, Dirk Stanley, MD, has put together a “tour.” In second of a two-part series, he walks readers through the clinical enterprise areas.
Healthcare has been around for a long time, and yet, there’s no suitable introduction to the field, says Dr. Dirk Stanley, who has taken up the task. In first of a two-part series, he provides a tour of the administrative, academic/educational and research areas.
Without understanding the two most important steps – project intake and project management – it can be extremely difficult to drive change, particularly in the clinical setting, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health.