Everyone likes the idea of migrating to a single EHR platform, but in reality, “there are lot of discussions that have to take place around the rules of the road,” says CIO Stephanie Lahr.
All of the effort invested into getting data where it needs to be won’t yield much of a return if the processes aren’t where they need to be, says Chuck Christian, reflecting on the concept of interoperability.
There’s no way around it; diverse patient populations need diverse ways of interacting and engaging with providers. The sooner we accept that and make it happen, the better we’ll all be, says CMIO Michael Marino.
Although legislative efforts to fund opioid reduction programs are critical, the real difference is being made at the local level, says Jackson Tate, who discusses the findings from KLAS’ recent study.
When six industry veterans reflected on their experiences in the provider, vendor, and consulting worlds, several common themes emerged, according to Sue Schade, who reveals what she learned through these interviews.