When workflows are done right, “it feels like someone with your specialty configured your EMR, wrote your policies, and trained you,” says CMIO Dirk Stanley. In this second of this two-part piece, he discusses how leaders can make this a reality.
As imaging emerges from the confines of radiology and cardiology and becomes part of a larger strategy, what does this mean for healthcare IT leaders? Experts Joseph Marion, Brandon Taggart and Chris Magyar shared their thoughts in a recent panel discussion.
Without a set of agreed-upon guidelines that are followed and reviewed throughout the life of a project – and even after it’s completed – there’s little hope for a successful user experience, says Craig Joseph, MD.
The first step toward becoming a digital-centric organization? Creating a roadmap detailing “how we’re going to enable consumers to drive their own healthcare, improve access, and provide ease and convenience,” says CIO William Walders.
If leaders don’t understand an IT request, or especially, the rationale behind it, you need to ask why – and keep asking until you’re satisfied with the answer, says Craig Joseph, interim CMIO at El Camino Hospital.