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.
True interoperability calls for everyone – patients, clinicians, service providers – to come together for the betterment of healthcare. In the final episode of this series, expert Mike McAfee discusses how interoperability is advancing toward a new healthcare ecosystem, how to drive these changes in individual organizations and where listeners can learn more.
Healthcare tech enables us to gather and use data from a huge number of sources. True interoperability lets us synchronize that data and integrate it into optimized workflows, so it’s readily available at key decision points. Expert Mike McAfee describes how to adapt EHR data to empower and inform endpoint users in creating the best care outcomes. Part 2 of a 3-part interview.
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
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.
What's changing for EMRAM in 2018? Philip Bradley of HIMSS Analytics discusses what operational maturity means for healthcare organizations right now. Learn how to become Stage 6 or 7 organization this year, and how to be validated 2018. Part Two of a two-part series.
As healthcare organizations incorporate new tech, they grow toward operational maturity, becoming interoperable and open in sharing cross-functional data. Philip Bradley of HIMSS Analytics defines maturity models for healthcare and the global trends shaping EMRAM (Electronic Medical Adoption Models). Part One of a two-part series.
Blockchain tech is very new, and its possibilities are endless. Here Futurist Garry Golden describes some early players in the space and opportunities to leverage blockchain, particularly in health IT, as it continues to develop. Part Two of a two-part series.
User-centric healthcare solutions relieve clinician fatigue, provide access to key data and improve quality of care overall. Gareth Thomas (CIO, Salford Royal) and Ross Teague (Director of Development, Allscripts) discuss key user design principles in healthcare IT, and how these build truly smarter electronic health records that help, not tax, clinicians.