The lines between IT, clinical, and operations have blurred, and if leaders don’t take the time to understand the needs and challenges of other departments, and work together to solve them, “we’ll become irrelevant,” says Ed Marx.
If a CIO or other leader is faced with an unplanned absence, the last thing you or your team wants to think about is who’s in charge of what, says Ed Marx, who talks about the “matrix” that helped provide guidance at Cleveland Clinic during his recent illness.
Perhaps the best way to truly understand informatics is to first define what it is not, says CMIO CT Lin. In this blog, he exposes the common fallacies and explains how it can be a “very useful tool” – if done right.
Although there was a significant difference between what physicians and nurses identified as the keys to EHR user satisfaction, perhaps the most compelling finding of a recent Arch Collaborative was an issue they agree on, says Connor Bice.
Achieving success with value-based reimbursement means aligning incentives, choosing the right metrics, and changing the culture, says Bradley Hunter of KLAS. The big question, of course, is how to make that happen.