Clinician training isn’t enough; if healthcare organizations want to optimize systems – and increase satisfaction – there are three levels that must be leveraged, and they must be leveraged in conjunction with one another, stated Warren Whitford and Colin Buckley of KLAS.
The ability to acquire data from other trusted sources to create a big data environment will be crucial as providers look to optimize analytics in order to improve operations, says Mike Davis. And the key to this, he believes, might be in a new market entrant.
With more than half of small hospitals expressing dissatisfaction with their EHRs, an opportunity has arisen for vendors to step up, according to Coray Tate and Paul Warburton of KLAS, who believe “the future will be fun to watch.”
As clinical decision support tools become more sophisticated – and usage becomes more advanced – providers are realizing benefits beyond improved outcomes, according to a KLAS report that examines innovations being made in this area.
An early look into how the big four EHR vendors plan to infiltrate the AI space found that Epic is off to an early lead, offering prebuilt models that can be incorporated into the workflow. The race, however, is just beginning, according to KLAS.