One of the CMIO’s most important roles – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic – is to “protect providers” by ensuring they’re getting useful information, and not just data dumps, says Mark Weisman, MD.
One of the keys to achieving – and maintaining – satisfaction among EHR users is training; and beyond that, the individuals who provide it and the length of the training, according to KLAS researchers, who reveal some of the findings that were scheduled to be presented at HIMSS20.
For today’s CMIOs, the challenges seemingly continue to mount. And although there’s no secret sauce to managing every aspect, there are steps that can be taken, said Stacey Johnston, MD, in a recent webinar.
When physicians and nurses “spend more time curating data than curing patients,” care quality is going to suffer, according to our panelists, who discussed how technology can be leveraged to reduce the burden and bring the focus back to the patient.
It’s not just about building and configuring an EHR system, but providing the right training and support, and making sure IT can work with clinicians to make sure it’s being used optimally, says Steven Goriah.