Implementing a system that can accurately identify patients isn’t as simple as adding a field to an EMR system. But it is going to require “a mobilization and educational effort similar to the one that made EMR usage pervasive,” says Mitch Parker.
Before we can get into the specifics of why a national patient identification system is necessary, it’s important to reflect on the changes the industry has seen in the past 20 years when it comes to data access and privacy, says Mitch Parker.
Though it may seem counterintuitive, mindfulness can actually help organize technology use, reduce distractions, and lower the risk of security breaches, says Mitch Parker – if you follow these guidelines.
As the healthcare environment becomes increasingly unpredictable, it’s critical that organizations move from an adaptive strategy to a shaping strategy, says Mitch Parker, who explains how that can happen.