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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.

How Providers Can Be Innovators - w Neil Patel, Healthbox

How Providers Can Be Innovators - w Neil Patel, Healthbox

December 11, 2019

As delivering care becomes more complicated, it can be difficult for providers to find joy in the work they do. Neil Patel, founder of HIMSS innovation services company Healthbox, discusses how tech vendors and providers can partner to identify key challenges, build solutions to address them and even fall in love with the problems they work to solve.   

Recorded at ACE 2019

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At Every Step, Factor in Humans - Human Factors in HIT Design w Janey Barnes part 3

At Every Step, Factor in Humans - Human Factors in HIT Design w Janey Barnes part 3

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.

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Can Fewer Clicks Grow Cognitive Burden? Part 2: Designing a “Helper” EHR

Can Fewer Clicks Grow Cognitive Burden? Part 2: Designing a “Helper” EHR

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.

Involving Users in Usability Design, part 1

Involving Users in Usability Design, part 1

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.

Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Users

Bridging the Gap Between Developers and Users

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.