A recent KLAS report shows that computer-assisted coding vendors have improved their technology and are providing better customer service. But is it enough to justify the cost? What outcomes are users seeing?
Can next-generation EHRs be designed to support and enhance the cognitive functions of clinicians? Yes, if healthcare is willing to take a page from the airline industry, says Mike Davis of KLAS, who discusses the benefits of quiet-dark design.
Perhaps the best case yet for moving to the cloud? If done right, it can free up time and give IT teams time to “concentrate on designing new transformational modes of care,” says Rachel Dunscombe of KLAS.
Healthcare organizations are never going to be completely secure – especially when working with outside vendors, but there are ways to mitigate risk, whether it’s through software, services, or industry initiatives, says Dan Czech.
There’s no question as to why social determinants should be incorporated into the care picture. The questions, according to Mike Davis, are around how to do it in the most effective ways possible.