Allscripts On Call: The Healthcare Podcast
Coordinating Care for COVID and Other Conditions - w Dr Lissy Hu, Founder of CarePort

Coordinating Care for COVID and Other Conditions - w Dr Lissy Hu, Founder of CarePort

May 27, 2020

When so many factors are critical to delivering safe multi-episode healthcare, we need the data from care coordination platforms more than ever. Founder Dr. Lissy Hu describes how CarePort’s platform

  • Supports older adults who are at risk for COVID-19, as well as their families
  • Ensures those who do get the virus have safe places to recover
  • Creates data insights to help manage not only COVID care but other conditions in the future

To learn more about CarePort visit www.CareportHealth.com

For COVID transitions of care visit www.COVIDtoc.com

Incorporating Social Determinants of Health Data – w Rick Krohn, Principal, HealthSense

Incorporating Social Determinants of Health Data – w Rick Krohn, Principal, HealthSense

May 13, 2020

As 80% of healthcare issues and outcomes are influenced by factors outside the patient encounter, it’s critical to address these from a clinical perspective, especially in a time of crisis. Rick Krohn, principal of HealthSense, discusses collecting data around key social determinants of health, such as education, transportation and access to care, and building it into clinical workflows to support both individual patients and communities.

Learn more about HealthSense here

Technology Helps “Aging in Place” Become “Thriving in Motion” – w Dr. Charlotte Yeh, Chief Medical Officer, AARP Services

Technology Helps “Aging in Place” Become “Thriving in Motion” – w Dr. Charlotte Yeh, Chief Medical Officer, AARP Services

April 29, 2020

Today, during COVID-19 and its associated restrictions, older adults face not only immediate health risks but serious challenges in their daily lives. Dr. Charlotte Yeh (Chief Medical Officer, AARP Services) discusses how these reflect the broader health challenges of older adults, as well as their benefits, and the role technology plays in shifting from “aging in place” to “thriving in motion”.

New Standards for New Information – Healthcare Data Compliance with Michael Kirwan, CEO/CTO dSheet LLC

New Standards for New Information – Healthcare Data Compliance with Michael Kirwan, CEO/CTO dSheet LLC

April 15, 2020

As the amount of healthcare patient data grows exponentially, provider organizations must comply with rapidly shifting compliance standards. dSheet leader Michael Kirwan discusses how the providers he collaborates with have worked to meet these standards – including Bluetooth, HL7 FHIR, and 5G – and what providers can do now to ensure compliance themselves. Also hear how the March 2020 ONC/HHS updates, and the growing sophistication of wearables and patient monitoring devices, could further change the future of information sharing.

For more information, connect with Michael on LinkedIn

BONUS Does Your Practice Need an Expertise Partner? - w Leah Jones, Allscripts

BONUS Does Your Practice Need an Expertise Partner? - w Leah Jones, Allscripts

April 1, 2020

In this special episode, Allscripts Ambulatory leader Leah Jones discusses the challenges physician practices face during a nationwide shift to value-based care. Learn how to identify financial and care gaps, and find where your organization can use the support of an expertise partner to achieve the best possible financial and clinical outcomes.   

To learn more about partnership offerings from Allscripts, visit www.allscripts.com and click the mail icon.

Creating a Powerful Healthcare Experience - w Cynthia Sharpe, Experience Design Principal, ThinkWell Group

Creating a Powerful Healthcare Experience - w Cynthia Sharpe, Experience Design Principal, ThinkWell Group

March 25, 2020

By examining the four P's of experience design - people, places, platforms and processes - healthcare providers of any size can create a customized, engaging and trust-building experience for patients and staff.

Cynthia Sharpe, Theme Park and Museum Principal at experience design firm ThinkWell Group, explains: 

  • What makes the best healthcare experiences similar to the best cultural and educational ones
  • Why guests trusted the Disney Cruise Line experience during a healthcare crisis
  • How strong healthcare experiences raise patient engagement, lower staff burnout and improve care. 

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BONUS Patient Safety and Health IT: The Full Conversation with ECRI

BONUS Patient Safety and Health IT: The Full Conversation with ECRI

March 11, 2020

In this special episode, hear the full conversation between Dr. Geoff Caplea (Allscripts) and three leaders from ECRI Institute. Learn about the work the organization has done in the past decades to promote patient safety. Also hear how ECRI continues to align healthcare, technology and analytics to create solutions for the future.

Released for Patient Safety Week 2020.

Patient Safety and Health IT part 3 - Finding and Sustaining Safety Solutions

Patient Safety and Health IT part 3 - Finding and Sustaining Safety Solutions

March 4, 2020

In this final episode of our series, Dr. Lorraine Possanza shares the outcomes achieved by the ECRI Institute’s Patient Safety Organization Workgroups, and how their multi-stakeholder teams "ferret out" the most useful information from decades of safety data. The ECRI experts, including Janice Kaczmarek and Dr. Karen Schoelles, also look ahead to priorities for 2020, emphasizing the continued importance of shared trust.

Patient Safety and Health IT part 2: ECRI’s Guidelines Trust and Patient Safety Organization – w Janice Kaczmarek and Dr. Lorraine Possanza, ECRI Institute

Patient Safety and Health IT part 2: ECRI’s Guidelines Trust and Patient Safety Organization – w Janice Kaczmarek and Dr. Lorraine Possanza, ECRI Institute

February 26, 2020

In this second part of the series, ECRI Institute’s Janice Kaczmarek tells how the Institute developed its own Guidelines Trust to replace the Guidelines Clearinghouse. Dr. Lorraine Possanza describes how the ECRI Patient Safety Organization empowers all healthcare stakeholders to collaborate for stronger, better care.

Patient Safety and Health IT, part 1: The History of ECRI – w Dr. Karen Schoelles, Janice Kaczmarek, and Dr. Lorraine Possanza

Patient Safety and Health IT, part 1: The History of ECRI – w Dr. Karen Schoelles, Janice Kaczmarek, and Dr. Lorraine Possanza

February 19, 2020

Healthcare technology – whether medical devices or IT – has always had a direct connection to patient safety. In this first episode of a three-part series, Dr. Geoff Caplea (Allscripts) joins experts from  ECRI Institute to discuss how the organization was founded in 1968, and what’s changed in patient safety issues in the decades since.

Featured on this episode are Dr. Karen Schoelles, Janice Kaczmarek and Dr. Lorraine Possanza.