Of the many areas that require attention during the EHR implementation process, perhaps none is more critical than provider adoption, according to Chani Cordero, CIO at Brooke Army Medical Center. In this blog, she shares how her team has worked to build buy-in.
One of the most important components of any initiative – especially one as complex as an EHR implementation – is change management, says CIO Rick Lang. “Change is not easy for a lot of the docs; we understand that.”
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 costliest mistakes leaders make? Neglecting the long-term vision while dealing with a crisis, said CIO Donna Roach. “You still have to carve out time to work on your strategy and where you need to be.”
A critical component in building a successful digital transformation strategy? Consistency, according to Stephanie Lahr, MD, CIO & CMIO at Monument Health. “The challenge is figuring out how to bring it all together in a package that feels purposeful and organized.”