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.
September 18, 2019
The final part of our conversation with Dr. Janey Barnes (founder, User View). Dr. Barnes discusses how health IT platforms compare to those in other fields (and how pharma software is like lottery software); how hands-on training helps achieve stronger EHR functionality, satisfaction and regulatory fulfillment; and how a human-centered approach at every step, from implementation to daily use, creates systems that fit each unique organization.
Resources and research in episode:
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.
September 5, 2018
Healthcare solutions achieve better results when users contribute, early and often, to the design process. Clinician usability expert Carin Mann discusses how users’ understanding of their own natural workflows gives them insight into data layout, burden relief and prioritization of patient care. Part 1 of a two-part interview.
August 21, 2018
When clinical software solutions are developed through a cascade process, developers often don’t receive user feedback until it’s too late to make changes efficiently. Julian Mitchell (VP Solutions, Allscripts) describes how to encourage a more interactive process between developers and clinical users, fostering an immediate feedback loop that rewards everyone and building more relevant and functional solutions overall.