The key to improving patient care is in changing the narrative, according to Peter Pronovost, Chief Clincal Transformation Officer at University Hosptials. “We need to stop believing that defects are inevitable, and start believing they’re preventable.”
The eligibility criteria are constantly changing, anxiety is rampant, support teams are already drained — and those are just some of the issues with distributing the Covid-19 vaccine, said our panelists during a recent discussion.
Despite the benefits it offers – particularly in terms of patient safety – smart pump and EMR integration has sustained slow growth, according to KLAS. But that could change, depending on a few factors.
As healthcare organizations reopen, it is essential that leaders “cycle through” the technologies that were deployed to meet the demands of Covid – and make sure they meet security standards, said experts Art Ream, Christopher Frenz, and James Morrison.
The efforts put forth by IT teams during the pandemic have been nothing short of amazing. But the real challenge is making sure that as care delivery models evolve, so does the security strategy, said our expert panelists.