Perhaps the best way to truly understand informatics is to first define what it is not, says CMIO CT Lin. In this blog, he exposes the common fallacies and explains how it can be a “very useful tool” – if done right.
It’s no longer enough for healthcare IT leaders to have technical acumen, says Tamara Havenhill-Jacobs. “I’m seeing more CIOs who have had the time and experience to develop insight into how to have those conversations and engage effectively.”
Although there was a significant difference between what physicians and nurses identified as the keys to EHR user satisfaction, perhaps the most compelling finding of a recent Arch Collaborative was an issue they agree on, says Connor Bice.
The goal is the same: to improve the delivery of care. But how IT and clinicians believe it can be achieved – and what they perceive to be the key obstacles – can be as different as night and day. So how can leaders close the gap?
When users have a much better experience with technology at home than they do in the care setting, that’s a problem, says Dr. Zafar Chaudry. In this interview, he talks about how his team is shifting the model to “provide more self-service.”