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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.

Prescription Price Transparency 101 - w Tom Pasquariello PharmD, Veradigm

Prescription Price Transparency 101 - w Tom Pasquariello PharmD, Veradigm

October 2, 2019

When patients are shocked by the price of their prescriptions, this can severely disrupt their care. Patients may reduce or abandon their medication in order to save costs. Tom Pasquariello (Clinical Pharmacist, Veradigm) describes how prescription price transparency, especially integrated in the EHR, helps patients and clinicians work together to create an effective care plan for an affordable price. 

Making Systems Work for Humans - Human Factors in HIT Design w Janey Barnes part 2

Making Systems Work for Humans - Human Factors in HIT Design w Janey Barnes part 2

September 11, 2019

The second episode with Dr. Janey Barnes (founder, User View) on human factors in EHR design and health IT. Here, Dr. Barnes and our experts discuss the unique challenges of healthcare technology; how HIT partners should engage directly with users to discover their true needs; and how the right system supports patient safety and relieves clinician burden.

In episode:

I Love Lucy - The Chocolate Factory Clinician tasks are the chocolates.

What are Human Factors? - Human Factors in HIT Design w Janey Barnes part 1

What are Human Factors? - Human Factors in HIT Design w Janey Barnes part 1

September 4, 2019

The first of three episodes with Dr. Janey Barnes (founder, User-View) on incorporating human factors in EHR design and health IT. Here, Dr. Barnes and our experts discuss the difference between human factors, usability and user experience; responding to US patient safety and usability standards today; and how healthcare organizations and IT partners can raise the bar for EHRs.