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.
As organizations increasingly look to collaborate with outside providers to create a more complete care picture, tools like artificial intelligence and open APIs could play a significant role, says CIO Jennifer D’Angelo.
Enabling providers to access real-time information about a patient’s previous ED visits has long seemed like a pipe dream, especially in the behavior health setting. But all of that is about to change, says CIO Jennifer D’Angelo.
In an industry where costs are skyrocketing and desired outcomes aren’t being achieved, fostering innovation isn’t just important – it’s vital to our survival, says Karen Murphy of Geisinger.
Rather than having to eliminate staff positions when implementing an EHR, CIO Patrick Yount is redefining those positions to help the organization become “more efficient, more patient-facing, and more service-oriented.”