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.
The processes of sending, receiving, and tracking patient records should be as easy as pie – or at least as easy as tracking a pizza pie, but despite the technology we have in place, we’re still a long way, says Amy Stiner.
The critical role informatics plays in usability discussions? Helping clinicians to focus on the problem that needs to be solved, and figure out the best way to do that using their input, says CNIO Nancy Yates.