Using the right order modes is essential to designing and implementing workflows that deliver that safe patient care, says Dirk Stanley. And it starts with having a solid understanding of these modes, and the organizational policies to back them up.
Although the industry has made great strides in terms of usability, a lot still needs to be done to ensure that technology is working for clinicians – and not the other way around, says CNIO Nancy Yates.
A patient’s social history has the potential to generate helpful clues about illness and, more importantly, turn them into people in the eyes of clinicians, says CMIO CT Lin, sharing a story from his early career.
Hitting the restart button — “There are a lot of unknowns.”
600-record audit with Nuance
Comparing historical data in ICD-9 & ICD-10 – “It’s going to be challenging.”
Summit’s app store
Patient engagement tools
Volunteering with United Way
The “welcome delay” of ICD-10
Dual-coding, clinical documentation improvement efforts
Revamping the HIM department
Outsourcing IS to McKesson
“Health IT is a calling, not a career”