Even during a healthcare crisis, the CMIO’s goal should remain the same: “to make sure we have the tools in place that providers need,” said Mark Weisman, MD. In this podcast, he talks about how his team at Peninsula Regional is working to achieve that.
Implementing EHRs is a critical step for health systems, no one doubts that. But to truly transform the way care is delivered, organizations have to do much more — especially around consumerism, says Brian Lancaster.
It’s not just what’s inside the EHR that counts, says CMIO Dirk Stanley. He believes “the processes and tools outside of it are just as important” when it comes to aligning expectations and increasing user satisfaction.
Two key factors to consider when selecting an EHR implementation partner? What healthcare organizations are capable of on their own, and the complexity of the project, according to Jennifer Despain of KLAS.
Whether it was increasing optimization after a major implementation, driving toward digital health, or uncovering inefficiencies, healthcare IT leaders had some big goals – and big successes – in 2019.