Although swimlane diagrams have become the industry standard for planning or troubleshooting complex workflows, writing good procedures can be just as important, says Dirk Stanley, MD, who provides a useful outline.
When it comes to CMS’ latest regulation on Information Blocking, which requires that all OpenNotes are released to patients, do the risks outweigh the potential for unintended consequences? CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth, isn’t so sure.
The tools have matured and the regulations are in place, making this the opportune time for healthcare organizations to move forward with electronic prescribing of controlled substances, said our panelists during a recent webinar.
The Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t broken healthcare, but it has exposed some serious flaws, according to imaging experts Eric Rice and Larry Sitka. In a recent webinar, they offered advice on how leaders can more effectively enable radiologists to work remotely.
If managing an enterprise EMR is, in fact, like owning a closet, then it’s critical that everything is labeled correctly, says CMIO Dirk Stanley, and that means having “the appropriate level of granularity and accurate clinical terminology.”