When it comes to migrating or swapping EHRs, moving all of the data – including images – from one to another simply isn’t worth the cost and effort required, according to CT Lin, MD, who talks about his team’s experience at UCHealth.
Despite the critical role it plays in ensuring organizations have the agility needed to move forward, application rationalization isn’t always a top priority. In a recent panel, Stephanie Lahr, Susan Carman and Justin Campbell talk about why it should be, and how leaders can get past the key hurdles.
It may seem pessimistic, but planning for the divorce before entering into a relationship with a vendor is the most practical move healthcare leaders can make – especially when it involves data, according to CIOs Chuck Podesta and Saad Chaudry.
As with many IT initiatives, governance and finding the right partner are critical when it comes to data archiving. But what’s just as important, according to our panelists, is communicating what exactly it means.
Although archiving data can play a critical role in helping to recoup losses stemming from Covid-19, the real value comes in “decommissioning applications and getting them out of your portfolio,” said our panelists during a recent webinar.