As organizations focus more resources on optimization, having leaders who can act as “bridges” between is becoming increasingly important, says Hillary Ross, who discusses trends in health IT leadership.
Relying solely on technology during the processes of placing and carrying orders is like relying solely on a navigation system when driving, says Katie Foster, who explains the key role of critical thinking.
In an industry where costs are skyrocketing and desired outcomes aren’t being achieved, fostering innovation isn’t just important – it’s vital to our survival, says Karen Murphy of Geisinger.
Although the industry has made great strides in terms of usability, a lot still needs to be done to ensure that technology is working for clinicians – and not the other way around, says CNIO Nancy Yates.
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.