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.
One of the most common mistakes organizations make when implementing EHRs is to provide training only at go-live, said Dan Nigrin, MD, CIO at MaineHealth, in a recent interview. “These systems are changing; they’re not static.”
Optimization isn’t a one-time thing; it’s an “ever-present project for us to continue to make the system more efficient, make it more user-friendly and take advantage of all of the features and functionality it has to offer,” says CIO Tom Kurtz.