Well, it’s been a couple of months since my last post and I’ve spent an enormous amount of time working through issues and changes proposed by our strike team. Things on our project are getting better and better, but we still have plenty of challenges. As well, with summer out of the way and all […]
Wow, I can’t believe it’s been almost two months since my last post. And let me apologize for the delay but things have been rather interesting over the last couple of months. Recently, we looked at some of the “meat” behind your Medical Informatics Committee (MIC), and in past posts discussed communication in general on […]
My daughter is a junior in high school and we happened to be discussing “boys” one night recently at dinner. During the conversation, my daughter was outlining an exchange she had with a friend earlier in the day on how frustrated she was with her boyfriend because he “should have known” how to handle whatever […]
My last two posts have focused on some of the areas you need to think about when bringing up any of the more advanced clinical applications, like CPOE. Both your medical and nursing staffs will be greatly impacted by the infusion of this type of technology. To be successful, you need to build a solid […]
My last post focused on CPOE and how to at least start planning for an implementation with your physicians. We all know this is the most painful transition our medical staffs have experienced in years; so working with them early and often is the key. But physician are not the only group of clinical staff that have to go through a metamorphosis of everything they’ve ever learned during a CPOE implementation.