Believe it or not, mobile apps and EHR modules “are not the solution to all problems we face in healthcare,” says Craig Joseph, interim CMIO at El Camino Hospital, who makes a case for training, standardization, and communication.
Whether you’re talking about baby boomers or millennials, all physicians have one thing in common: they want technology that works, says Craig Joseph, interim CMIO at El Camino Hospital.
Although the EMR is often blamed for workflow challenges, there are myriad contributing factors, says Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health, who provides a “a deeper clinical informatics understanding” of where these issues can stem from.”
It’s never easy to introduce change to physicians, especially when it challenges their core beliefs. But with the right approach, the right people, and the right governance structure, it can be done, according to Steve Hess and CT Lin of UCHealth.
Healthcare leaders don’t need a clinical background to understand the challenges facing users — they need data that show where the gaps exist, according to Christopher Longhurst and Taylor Davis, who will present findings from the KLAS Arch Collaborative.