Most believe that AI and machine learning can improve clinicians’ ability to make informed and therapeutic decisions. Where people disagree is on how far away that future is, and what exactly it will look like, says John Halamka, MD.
As nurses face an unfamiliar – and extremely powerful – enemy, they’ve shown, once again, just how valuable they are by rising to the challenge, says CNO Brian Weirich, who pays tribute to these heroes during Nursing Week.
Hospitals are short-staffed and families want answers — so what can leaders do? Assign liaison roles to nurses on leave, enabling them to share the burden of patient care with bedside nurses, while minimizing the risk of exposure, says CT Lin, MD.
In time, healthcare will eventually return to business as usual – at least, to some extent. But for now, “it’s all hands on deck,” says Adam Gale, who talks about what KLAS has learned about vendor offerings, and what they hope to find out.
What’s the ideal combination of human interaction and technology when it comes to improving clinical documentation? KLAS looks at two emerging solutions that offer different strategies to address this critical issue.