Cybersecurity breaches, information blocking rules, clinician burnout — there’s no shortage of areas that need attention from an advocacy standpoint. During a session at CHIME23, a panel of plugged-in leaders share insights on where the biggest hurdles exist, and what they’re doing to overcome them.
Managing a compliant cybersecurity shop is becoming increasingly difficult for CISOs, who often feel like they’re “being pulled in different directions,” according to our panelists. During a recent discussion, they talked about what it really takes to be prepared for audits.
Reducing clinical burnout “will undoubtedly require a three-pronged approach that includes changes in policy, culture, and technology,” according to researchers Paul Cerrato and John Halamka, MD. In this post, they discuss how vendors are addressing the third leg.
The most important question leaders need to ask when evaluating a new solution is whether it’s going to help providers and patients – and how, said Jason Buchanan. In this interview, he discussed his approach to optimization and what it takes to build a strong culture.
Health systems that fail to build a successful digital health platform – one that engages patients between care episodes – risk becoming “very sophisticated price taker,” said Aaron Martin and Sara Vaezy of Providence Digital Innovation Group.
What were the most pressing challenges for CIOs last year, and how do they hope to turn the tide in 2022? Our year-end survey provides answers for these and other key questions.
What would happen if healthcare organizations decided to purge all messages 6 months or older from EHR in-baskets, and set a 90-day expiration clock on all incoming messages? CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth, plans to find out. “There’s no value in keeping those,” he wrote.
One of the most critical – and, as it turns out, most challenging – aspects of reducing clinician burnout is assessing which groups have been affected and how much, according to our panelists, Drs. Shafiq Rab, Peter Canning and Jose Barreau.
One of the most important steps CIOs and other leaders can take to improve clinician satisfaction? Provide education and ongoing support, says Dan Nigrin, MD, CIO at MaineHealth, in this podcast interview.
“We can’t be casual about it anymore.” In this podcast, Rick Evans, CXO at NewYork-Presbyterian talks about how his team is working to reduce care disparities, remove racial bias from protocols, and leverage data to better understand patients.