No initiative – particularly one as complex as modernizing the infrastructure – is going to happen “because the CIO said so,” according to Bradd Busick. Rather, it’s about having a solid strategy, and the support of the leadership team and business partners, he said in this podcast.
Even for organizations that have been using Epic for years, there’s often still confusion among users as to what it can or cannot do, according to CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth0, who created a chart to help provide some clarity.
As IT teams transitioned to remote or hybrid models, CIOs were forced to rethink their strategies for providing consistent training and support, according to our panelists. “It’s been a big lift from multiple perspectives.”
For providers, there’s nothing more frustrating than encountering “a missing step” while caring for a patient, says Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health. In this interview, he talks about how creating Blueprints Before Build can prevent it from happening.
Will the presence of large cloud tech vendors – along with the barrage of digital apps focused on improving clinician efficiency – spell doom for EHRs? It could, unless vendors are willing to shift in a different direction, says Mike Davis, citing information from a Forbes article.