Cognitive computing isn’t just another buzzword. It’s a concept that can improve outcomes and increase efficiency – if the right ecosystem is in place, says Omid Shabestari, MD, Director of Health Analytics at Carilion Clinic.
Before an organization even selects an EHR vendor, there are questions that need to be asked – and answered – when it comes to how users will be able to access archived data, according to Andy Goodwin and Jason Lovett of Harbin Clinic.
It’s no longer acceptable for go-lives to be pushed back by weeks or months due to unpreparedness, says Sue Schade. In this post, she talks about how GLRAs can “ensure all issues and risks are surfaced and addressed” before the big day.
When it seems the vendor market hasn’t caught up to the needs of a certain segment – like non-acute care, for example – you can settle for what’s available or take another tactic, says CIO Sheryl Sypek.
Being able to communicate clearly and manage expectations is absolutely critical, says CIO Nicholas Szymanski. “For a team to be successful, they need to understand what the mission is and why we’re doing it.”