The new legislating mandating the immediate release of progress notes to patients may seem like a step in the right direction – at least in some respects – but for leaders, it means a whole of “hard work,” says CT Lin, MD.
When it comes to CMS’ latest regulation on Information Blocking, which requires that all OpenNotes are released to patients, do the risks outweigh the potential for unintended consequences? CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth, isn’t so sure.
Although there’s no shortage of data on telehealth visits, most organizations still haven’t optimized best practices, says CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth. “There are still some adjustments and opportunities out there.”
An organization doesn’t have to be based in Silicon Valley to innovative and effective. It has to have the right structure to be able to “move forward deliberately” and “get things done,” says Richard Zane, MD, chief innovation officer at UCHealth.
“Before you deliver the tool to your end user, you need to be sure you understand your end user,” says CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth. In this piece, he talks about his team is working to accomplish this by leveraging EHR Sprints.