If we want to improve patient care, it’s not enough merely to share data within our own organization – or with those who use the same EHR, says CIO Ed Kopetsky, who believes partnering with others is “core to who we are.”
One of the most powerful tools organizations can use to improve medication management is data, according to CIO Sampath Narayanan, who talks about ConcertoHealth’s proactive, information-driven approach.
Change management can play a key role in boosting support of clinical decision support systems – but if, and only if, the change is focused on individuals rather than on organizations, says former CMIO David Bensema.
One way to ensure usability issues are never resolved? By arguing, says interim CMIO Craig Joseph. Instead, IT analysts and physician informaticists should respond with data, evidence, and experience.
Artificial intelligence isn’t going to replace physicians anytime soon. But what it can do is provide diagnostics to help interpret data, says Warren Whitford, reflecting on a discussion during a recent symposium.