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.
Patients today aren’t patient anymore. They expect convenient service and empowered choice. Digital patient experience expert Jan Oldenburg, active since the mid-1990s, explores how patients are used to being digital consumers in other aspects of their lives, the challenges and frustrations they face in healthcare, and what patients, caregivers and clinicians can all do to create a participatory culture of care that serves everyone involved.
Jan Oldenburg’s website, including books Engage: Transforming Healthcare Through Digital Patient Engagement, Participatory Healthcare
The Beryl Institute
Society for Participatory Medicine
Allscripts Patient Experience Resources
As patients discover more options and tools to engage with their own healthcare through tech, clinicians must evolve to continue supporting and empowering them to make the most informed choices. Clinician and IT expert Dr. Jen Bolduc discusses key barriers and solutions for patients today, and building the clinical culture that optimizes healthcare decisions for everyone involved.
Two leaders of innovative health IT solutions discuss strengthening interoperability and improving experiences for clinicians and patients alike. Neil Farish (CEO/Founder Relaymed) and Angela Webster (CTO PatientLink) describe their journeys to developing their solutions and the resources and advice that were key to their success. Recorded at the Allscripts Developer Program Summit.
For clinicians, overwhelming task loads disrupt the work of caring for patients – patient experiences can suffer as a result. Shari Erickson, driver of the American College of Physicians “Patients Before Paperwork” initiative, discusses learnings and solutions she’s found in her work to help clinicians manage task loads and reconnect with patients. Share your own best practices and solutions at the ACP’s Patients Before Paperwork site, or find tools at the Physician Satisfaction and Professional Wellbeing page.
Today’s consumers exist in a world of cloud-based services. As patients become consumers themselves, healthcare must deliver the service they're used to experiencing. In this episode, Allscripts Client Delivery Leader Lisa Khorey speaks to healthcare’s upcoming shift to the cloud and its benefits to both patients and providers. Tune in to learn how the cloud is becoming the way to go in healthcare, when to make the move to cloud and how to prepare for a smooth transition.
In this segment from Allscripts’ “The New Normal: How to Thrive”, futurist Jeff Goldsmith describes how healthcare organizations today can empower themselves to grow. To hear the full webinar, which includes insights from Allscripts SVP Steve LaLonde, visit https://allscripts-2.wistia.com/medias/3humdhnagu.
Information on genomics and genetics is more plentiful than ever. Patients can easily access it themselves. But what does this information mean, and how is it used at the point of care? Dr. Joel Diamond (CMO, 2bPrecise) describes how information technology is changing the genomic approach of researchers, clinicians and patients alike. Interviewer Cassie Khorey.