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.
It is by no means a requirement for clinical informatics leaders to have come from multicultural backgrounds, but it can certainly help when it comes to bridging different cultures, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health.
“When you’re a physician and you’re put into a leadership role, there’s not a great training pathway for that,” says Dirk Stanley. In this interview, he talks about why he started a blog, the CMIO’s role as translator, and the moment his career changed.
For providers, there’s nothing more frustrating than encountering “a missing step” while caring for a patient, says Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health. In this interview, he talks about how creating Blueprints Before Build can prevent it from happening.
In an effort to create a “better understanding of the fundamentals” of healthcare, as well as its inner workings, Dirk Stanley, MD, has put together a “tour.” In second of a two-part series, he walks readers through the clinical enterprise areas.