Project Managing Implementations - w Ryan Kennedy, National Institute of Health

March 19, 2019

As technology develops and solutions update, implementations are a constant reality for healthcare organizations. Ryan Kennedy (National Institute of Health) discusses how strong project management frameworks, adapted to an organization’s unique needs, can set priorities, allocate resources and achieve systems that support every team involved. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.

 

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A Family’s Journey with the Personal Health Record

March 5, 2019

A patient and family advocate with years of lived experience, Lisa Danielpour is an expert in optimizing the personal health record for patients and providers alike. In this episode, she discusses her family’s story, how accessing information through patient portals changed the direction of her son’s care journey and how healthcare providers can save time sharing records with patients. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.

 

Resources in episode:

Open Notes “Putting everyone on the same page”
Beryl Institute Improving Patient Experience
PFCC Partners Patient and Family Centered Care  
Lisa Danielpour’s Speaking and Advocacy
Gooseling, Lisa’s site for families dealing with special needs or chronic illness

Telehealth is Here - with Chilmark Research founder John Moore

February 19, 2019

As personal tech devices and communication channels multiply, so do the options for giving and receiving care. John Moore (Chilmark Research) describes the industry and regulatory trends that have made telehealth significant, the roadblocks providers and patients might face in adopting it and the opportunities to continue building care access through technology.

Resources in episode:

Chilmark Research Report: Telehealth 2018
American Telemedicine Association

Using AI to Communicate with Patients

January 29, 2019

Patient-centric technology is successful when meets its users' care needs. Dr. Phil Marshall, founder of the AI-based Conversa Conversation Platform, describes how providers can use data to discover what patients need and want today, and what to consider when offering the right tools to deliver on this.

To explore the platform, visit www.conversahealth.com or text HELLO to 77877. 

Can Fewer Clicks Grow Cognitive Burden? Part 2: Designing a “Helper” EHR

December 4, 2018

To relieve cognitive load and promote productive workflows, EHR design should center on helping users achieve their goals. UXpert Ross Teague (Allscripts) discusses working with clinical users to determine what these goals are, and designing workflows that truly deliver on those needs. Part 2 of a two-part series.

Can Fewer Clicks Grow Cognitive Burden? Part 1

November 27, 2018

Efforts to ease clinician burden through EHR design often focus on reducing the number of workflow clicks. But while responses like using smaller font or longer lines of text onscreen save users' physical burden, they can actually increase cognitive burden. UXpert Ross Teague (Allscripts) describes how this influences a user’s workflow and impacts overall performance. Part 1 of a two-part series.

What’s New in EMRAM: 2018 and Beyond

November 13, 2018

The standards for HIMSS Analytics EMRAM are constantly updating as technologies develop and healthcare organizations adopt them. Solutions Consultant Ellen Loch (Allscripts) talks through the changing standards for 2018, the roadmap for achieving Stage 7 and what steps organizations can take now to continue advancing in EMRAM. 

Machine Learning for Smarter Healthcare

October 30, 2018

As systems can store more and more patient information for both individuals and populations, healthcare is uniquely positioned to leverage the “big data revolution”. Dr. Fatima Paruk (CMO Analytics, Allscripts) discusses using big data in healthcare, the distinct possibilities offered by machine learning and AI, and what clinicians can do to manage these in their processes themselves.

Interoperability Wrap-up: Comments and Resources

October 16, 2018

True interoperability calls for everyone – patients, clinicians, service providers – to come together for the betterment of healthcare. In the final episode of this series, expert Mike McAfee discusses how interoperability is advancing toward a new healthcare ecosystem, how to drive these changes in individual organizations and where listeners can learn more.

How Interoperability Can Empower Clinicians

October 9, 2018

Healthcare tech enables us to gather and use data from a huge number of sources. True interoperability lets us synchronize that data and integrate it into optimized workflows, so it’s readily available at key decision points. Expert Mike McAfee describes how to adapt EHR data to empower and inform endpoint users in creating the best care outcomes. Part 2 of a 3-part interview.