The problem with episodic care? “Clinicians are making a judgement about a patient’s health status based on cross-sectional data, which can be misleading.” Fortunately, it’s no longer the only viable option, according to Dr. John Halamka and Paul Cerrato.
Healthcare has been around for a long time, and yet, there’s no suitable introduction to the field, says Dr. Dirk Stanley, who has taken up the task. In first of a two-part series, he provides a tour of the administrative, academic/educational and research areas.
At Bayhealth, reducing the number of messages to physicians required more than just technical fixes. It took policy changes, buy-in from multiple stakeholders, and some creative rebranding, according to CMIO Jonathan Kaufmann.
“What’s really missing in our culture is the ritual and ceremony.” With Memorial Day approaching, Kate Gambe reflects on what the holiday actually means, and how it can serve as a remembrance for those who sacrificed their lives – on the battlefield or in the frontlines of care.
The potential for quicker development timelines and IT crowdsourcing are two reasons why low-code software is gaining traction, according to David Chou. But it’s going to require something healthcare IT leaders aren’t always willing to do.