For Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health, the key to becoming a “document whisperer” for clinical workflow design and EMR support was in understanding how the two concepts are related, and then developing workflows that are “quick, easy-to-use, and functionally sound.”
Before any initiative is launched, two questions should be asked, according to Laura Marquez: “what are we missing and what did we not consider?” In this interview, she talks about the importance of collaboration and how she has worked to create a culture of safety.
“For a project to be successful, we need to make sure we understand what problems we’re trying to solve,” said Laura Marquez, AVP of IT Operations at UConn Health. In this interview, she talks about how her team is leveraging tools to improve the experience for both patients and caregivers.
How is applied clinical informatics like a kitchen utensil drawer? In this piece, Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health, uses an unconventional example to demonstrate “why workflow analysis, naming conventions, indexing, and usability all really do matter.”
The terms specialty/subspecialty, service, level-of-care, and geographic location can often look and sound alike, and are often confused – or used interchangeably – by clinicians and administrative staff. But there are critical differences, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, who sheds some light in this post.