Allscripts On Call: The Healthcare Podcast
Coordinating Care for COVID and Other Conditions - w Dr Lissy Hu, Founder of CarePort

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

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 Dignity through Technology - w Jack York, founder iN2L

Patient Dignity through Technology - w Jack York, founder iN2L

April 16, 2019

For over two decades, It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L) has created “Dignity through Technology” for older adults, especially those in residential communities and with cognitive disabilities such as dementia. President and co-founder Jack York discusses how he began iN2L by donating computers to a senior living center; how the user and patient engagement landscape has changed since then; and how user health and quality of life can be improved through meaningful engagement.

Part 1 of a 3-part series featuring leaders and engagement experts from iN2L.

Machine Learning for Smarter Healthcare

Machine Learning for Smarter Healthcare

October 30, 2018

As systems can store more and more patient information for both individuals and populations, healthcare is uniquely positioned to leverage the “big data revolution”. Dr. Fatima Paruk (CMO Analytics, Allscripts) discusses using big data in healthcare, the distinct possibilities offered by machine learning and AI, and what clinicians can do to manage these in their processes themselves.

Data Exchange in National Disaster Response

Data Exchange in National Disaster Response

April 24, 2018

Cmdr. Sam Schaffzin (CMS) and Thomas Novak (ONC) offer the federal perspective on how  smooth data exchange and multi-level preparedness are essential in responding to state and national emergencies – and how health systems and community organizations can participate in the response. Recorded at HIMSS 2018.

References in episode:  “From Katrina to Wildfires: Leveraging Tech in Disaster Response”  (Karen DeSalvo & Christine Petrin, Health Affairs 11-7-17); the National Response Framework

Blockchain for Better Mental Healthcare

Blockchain for Better Mental Healthcare

March 23, 2018

Blockchain technology offers potential for unprecedented information tracking across the continuum of care. In this episode, recorded at HIMSS 2018, VitalHub CEO Dan Matlow discusses how innovations in blockchain can enable organizations to strengthen mental healthcare and improve patient safety and wellness across care episodes.

What Caused the Opioid Crisis?

What Caused the Opioid Crisis?

February 13, 2018

In this start to our series on opioids, Dr. Michael Blackman discusses the trends and history that created the crisis situation today, what it looks like for individual clinicians, and how to manage prescriptions appropriately. Further episodes to come.