Telehealth and patient monitoring have become so important within healthcare, and yet, growth has been surprisingly slow, says Adam Cherrington, who shares insights from KLAS’ latest report.
As the consumer and medical industries start to come together, there’s an enormous opportunity to look at the different types of data, how they can be used, and the value they can bring, says Rachel Duncombe of KLAS.
As technology evolves and user expectations grow, CIOs are looking for more from HIE vendors that the ability to exchange patient records. In fact, that’s becoming the baseline, says Coray Tate, who shares findings from KLAS’ interoperability report.
When it comes to selecting a patient engagement solution, healthcare organizations shouldn’t necessarily look to large vendors, says Mike Davis, but rather, tools that “provide assistance and guidance through all phases of care,” and are user-friendly.
One of the biggest obstacles preventing physicians and nurses from fully leveraging the EHR comes down to a very simple premise: “the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing,” says guest blogger Milisa Rizer, MD, Chief Clinical Information Officer at OSU Health System.