With 2019 came a new perspective on the relationship between payers and providers, the role EHRs play in burnout, and the importance of emerging technologies. What can healthcare IT leaders expect in 2020? Adam Gale shares his insights.
Even with all the information available on a patient, the care picture is still “rough and poorly defined,” says David Muntz. Social determinants, however, can play a key role by adding some pixels.
Data show that physicians at Stage 7 organizations tend to have an above-average user experience, but does that actually translate into delivering better care? Taylor Davis shares findings from a recent KLAS report.
The way not to teach care providers how to show empathy and incorporate it into their workflow? By mandating it, says Sue Murphy, who believes it should be less about checking a box, and more about understanding what others are feeling.
As technology advances and EHR utilization continues to expand, the HIMSS Analytics model that was once a standard has evolved into a toolset that can guide strategic decision making, says Blain Newton.