Technology doesn’t always have to get in the way. In fact, when leveraged appropriately, it can help providers get to know patients on a more personal level and provide a better experience, says Hal Baker, Chief Digital & Information Officer at WellSpan Health.
Although EMR implementation isn’t seeing the quite the same push as in previous years, there’s still a need for experts that can provide the necessary resources and expertise to help guide the process, according to KLAS.
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.
During an EHR migration, the CIO’s most critical objective is to “involve the right people and get the right input,” says Kevin Wiese, CIO at BestSelf Behavioral Health, particularly when it comes to decisions on build and workflow.
The key to a successful migration isn’t to give users every piece of data they want (especially if they want all of it), but rather, to figure out what data they need and make it easily accessible, according to our panelists.