Allscripts On Call: The Healthcare Podcast
Interoperability in the Post-COVID Future – w Mike McAfee, AVP Technology Solutions and Population Health

Interoperability in the Post-COVID Future – w Mike McAfee, AVP Technology Solutions and Population Health

July 29, 2020

A significant impact of COVID-19 has been to kickstart the use of telehealth technology, so providers can continue to practice medicine and patients can receive the care they need without leaving the house. Population health expert Mike McAfee discusses why this means maintaining interoperable systems is more critical than ever, and how sharing information will be key to the whole-patient health economy of the future.

EMR Systems for Everyone - w Dr. Constantin Jabarin, CCIO EMEA Region, Allscripts

EMR Systems for Everyone - w Dr. Constantin Jabarin, CCIO EMEA Region, Allscripts

July 8, 2020

In the post-COVID normal, clinicians are defining how to best deliver care going forward. Dr. Constantin Jabarin, who has successfully implemented customized EMR solutions in the UK, discusses supporting work practices during a time of change, directing all technology to the unique needs of an organization.  

For more questions, contact Dr. Jabarin at constantin.jabarin@allscripts.com, or visit our contact page.

Building Community Hospital Resilience w Dr. Mark Pratt, Director of Solutions Management, Allscripts

Building Community Hospital Resilience w Dr. Mark Pratt, Director of Solutions Management, Allscripts

June 24, 2020

Most community hospitals provide a range of essential healthcare services to their areas. But during COVID-19, delivering this care – and maintaining a revenue stream – became a challenge. Longtime emergency clinician Dr. Mark Pratt (Director of Solutions Management, Allscripts) describes what defines community hospitals, and how they’ve adapted to best serve patients both inside and from a distance.

Contact Dr. Pratt at mark.pratt@allscripts.com

Engaging Patients and Behavioral Economics - w Karen Horgan, Cofounder of VAL Health

Engaging Patients and Behavioral Economics - w Karen Horgan, Cofounder of VAL Health

June 10, 2020

The science of behavioral economics helps us channel our natural urges toward accomplishing our goals. Karen Horgan, cofounder of behavioral economics consultancy VAL Health, describes the principles of behavioral economics and how we can apply them in healthcare, by making it easy for patients to communicate with providers and engage with their own care. 

In episode:

www.VALhealth.com

Books:

Nudge, by Richard Thaler  
Thinking Fast and Slow, Freakonomics

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

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

Resources in episode: 

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