Allscripts On Call: The Healthcare Podcast
Transporting Patients to Wellbeing - w Omar Nagji, Lyft

Transporting Patients to Wellbeing - w Omar Nagji, Lyft

November 13, 2019

Many patients need affordable transportation to receive healthcare. But access to their local community and social resources is also essential to their health and wellbeing. Omar Nagji (Head of Healthcare Partnerships, Lyft) talks about Lyft’s partnering with Allscripts to move into the healthcare space. Hear how Lyft’s expertise in consumer experience and transportation logistics is opening and enriching patients' lives.

In episode:

Lyft Healthcare Offerings

Healthcare in the 2020s – w Allscripts CEO Paul Black

Healthcare in the 2020s – w Allscripts CEO Paul Black

November 6, 2019

Technology today has the potential to deliver the best healthcare to everyone tomorrow. In this episode, Allscripts CEO Paul Black talks about what defines today’s healthcare landscape. Hear about up-to-the-minute opportunities in analytics and mobile platforms, as well as challenges in privacy and industry competition and how consumer devices and data could improve patient health across populations.

Talk, Train and Think Together – Adapting the EHR for Humans w Raj Ratwani, part 3

Talk, Train and Think Together – Adapting the EHR for Humans w Raj Ratwani, part 3

October 30, 2019

In the final episode of this series, our experts discuss how clinical users and leaders can communicate their perspectives on EHR needs and issues; how users must learn to navigate the systems that are available; and how everyone can keep brainstorming together to maintain a safe and usable EHR. This is the conclusion of our conversation with Dr. Raj Ratwani (Director, MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare).

The Past 10 Years of Health IT – Adapting the EHR for Humans w Raj Ratwani, part 2

The Past 10 Years of Health IT – Adapting the EHR for Humans w Raj Ratwani, part 2

October 23, 2019

The adoption of healthcare technology since the HITECH Act of 2009 is unprecedented across industries. People in healthcare today still deal with the implications, especially in EHR implementation and use. In the second episode of our three-part series, Dr. Raj Ratwani (Director of the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare) talks about making EHR issues transparent to everyone who has a role in solving them.

In Episode:

EHRSeeWhatWeMean.org: Part of MedStar’s campaign to highlight real clinician issues with EHRs

Patient Safety is Everyone’s Business – Adapting the EHR for Humans w Raj Ratwani, part 1

Patient Safety is Everyone’s Business – Adapting the EHR for Humans w Raj Ratwani, part 1

October 16, 2019

When implementing and using an EHR system, many factors – and human users – contribute to its safety and effectiveness. When a change is needed, it can be challenging for all these to align and move forward. In the first episode of our three-part series, Dr. Raj Ratwani (Director of the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare) discusses the need for safety roundtables to keep systems safe and effective, especially in the US.

 

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Activating Tech for Your Organization - with Chris Harris, Deloitte

Activating Tech for Your Organization - with Chris Harris, Deloitte

August 7, 2019

The tech tools exist for healthcare organizations to take huge strides in both operations and patient care. Chris Harris (Deloitte) discusses how organizations can assess the right solutions for them, which operational issues are key to focus on and what results can be achieved when the strongest tech is deployed in the most strategic ways.

Stories from Community Health - w Dr. Chris Caggiano, Allscripts

Stories from Community Health - w Dr. Chris Caggiano, Allscripts

July 24, 2019

Community and rural health organizations are in many ways just like larger ones. But they also face a special set of challenges, from barriers to physical access (like literal railroad tracks) to lack of support for health data integration. Dr. Chris Caggiano describes his experience with community health challenges and successes, and shows how organizations can use the resources they have to deliver the best care their patients need.

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National Rural Health Association
Federal Office of Rural Health (HRSA.gov)

Air Travel Strategies in Healthcare - w Paul Wiley & Nancy Harvey, Opargo

Air Travel Strategies in Healthcare - w Paul Wiley & Nancy Harvey, Opargo

July 2, 2019

Opargo’s practice optimization tool delivers learnings from the airline industry to meet healthcare needs. In a conversation with Allscripts’ Tina Joros, Opargo leaders Paul Wiley and Nancy Harvey discuss how scheduling patients is like assigning plane seats; how the right scheduling system can positively impact care and revenue; and how data analytics help organizations find their challenges and strengths before designing the right system for themselves. 

In episode
Opargo website
Opargo on YouTube
On Allscripts app store

Blockchain for Healthcare in 2019 - w John Bass, CEO Hashed Health

Blockchain for Healthcare in 2019 - w John Bass, CEO Hashed Health

June 5, 2019

Founded when blockchain was brand new, Hashed Health uses the technology to strengthen trust, transparency and alignment among healthcare partners. Founder and CEO John Bass addresses the state of blockchain in 2019, current solutions for healthcare credentialing and other functions and what challenges and opportunities remain in the future. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.

In episode:

Hashed Health
The Synaptic Alliance

Predictive Models to Improve Population Health - w Dr. John Cuddeback, AMGA

Predictive Models to Improve Population Health - w Dr. John Cuddeback, AMGA

May 22, 2019

With health systems of all sizes among its members, the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) is dedicated to improving population health and business outcomes. Dr. John Cuddeback, CMIO, describes the creation of a predictive data model for pre-diabetes management and how similar models can be used in EHRs at the point of care. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.

In episode:

PCORI-funded Tufts study, Improving Diabetes Prevention Based on Predicted Benefits of Treatment