Allscripts On Call: The Healthcare Podcast
Air Travel Strategies in Healthcare - w Paul Wiley & Nancy Harvey, Opargo

Air Travel Strategies in Healthcare - w Paul Wiley & Nancy Harvey, Opargo

July 2, 2019

Opargo’s practice optimization tool delivers learnings from the airline industry to meet healthcare needs. In a conversation with Allscripts’ Tina Joros, Opargo leaders Paul Wiley and Nancy Harvey discuss how scheduling patients is like assigning plane seats; how the right scheduling system can positively impact care and revenue; and how data analytics help organizations find their challenges and strengths before designing the right system for themselves. 

In episode
Opargo website
Opargo on YouTube
On Allscripts app store

Blockchain for Healthcare in 2019 - w John Bass, CEO Hashed Health

Blockchain for Healthcare in 2019 - w John Bass, CEO Hashed Health

June 5, 2019

Founded when blockchain was brand new, Hashed Health uses the technology to strengthen trust, transparency and alignment among healthcare partners. Founder and CEO John Bass addresses the state of blockchain in 2019, current solutions for healthcare credentialing and other functions and what challenges and opportunities remain in the future. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.

In episode:

Hashed Health
The Synaptic Alliance

Moving to Cloud - w David Houlding, Microsoft

Moving to Cloud - w David Houlding, Microsoft

April 2, 2019

As healthcare organizations gather unprecedented amounts of data, they look to store it safely and use it to its full potential. David Houlding (Principal Health Lead, Microsoft) lays out the three stages of successful cloud adoption, the challenges and opportunities organizations might encounter at each one and ways to continue innovating. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.

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

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

March 19, 2019

As technology develops and solutions update, implementations are a constant reality for healthcare organizations. Ryan Kennedy (National Institutes 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.

 

Mentioned in episode:

Using AI to Communicate with Patients -w Conversa founder Dr. Phil Marshall

Using AI to Communicate with Patients -w Conversa founder Dr. Phil Marshall

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 1

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.

Machine Learning for Smarter Healthcare

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

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.

What Interoperability Means to Patients

What Interoperability Means to Patients

October 2, 2018

We’ve all been patients. We’ve all experienced needing our information to be accessible and easily available to us, our clinicians and our providers. In this episode, interoperability expert Mike McAfee discusses the expectations patients have for accessing healthcare information, the challenges in reality and the tech framework that already exists to overcome those challenges. Part 1 of a 3-part interview.

Involving Users in Usability Design, part 2

Involving Users in Usability Design, part 2

September 18, 2018

Clinicians, designers and organization leaders can work together to optimize the usability of both new and legacy EHR systems. UXpert Carin Mann describes the effectiveness of ongoing user testing and how users are often excited to contribute; how small adjustments in implementation and design can have major impact on outcomes; and how users and vendors can continue the conversation to create usable solutions for the best in patient care. Part 2 of a two-part interview.

In episode: A usability and safety analysis of electronic health records: a multi-center study (JAMIA)