Remote work can lead to big boosts in productivity and morale, but if it isn’t managed effectively, it can also place additional stress on employees, says CIO David Chou. In this blog, he provides guidance on how to support what has become the new normal.
Innovation will never replace patient care as a priority. But, when approached the right way, it can “help surface more and better mechanisms for taking care of patients,” says Dr. Hank Capps, who talks about his strategy at Wellstar Health.
Although tech-focused organizations have traditionally relied on a pipeline approach to driving innovation, data suggest that a platform approach may be more effective, particularly when it comes to patient care, according to Dr. John Halamka and Paul Cerrato.
“There’s no longer going to be a distinction among acute, ambulatory and virtual; it’s going to be one care ecosystem,” said Hank Capps, MD, in a recent podcast. And that means the ability to be nimble and shift “is going to be really important.”
“It’s part of our job to educate them on what they should know and how to interact with the physician.” During a CHIME presentation, Drs. Natalie Pageler and Dan Nigrin talked about the provider’s changing role when it comes to patient experience.