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Blog posts tagged with EHR

  • How one health system solved quality metric data entry

    Dr. Jennifer Bolduc
    January 17, 2018

    To achieve better quality metric scores and improve clinician satisfaction, one of our clients designed a process to decrease the data entry burden. Read more…

  • Top 10 client stories of 2017

    Ann Marie Beasley
    December 28, 2017

    There are countless stories of how our clients' achievements are advancing healthcare. Here are the most-read, most-shared client stories of 2017. Read more…

  • Lessons from a Rubik’s Cube in solving health IT challenges

    Dr Martin Farrier
    December 07, 2017

    The Rubik’s Cube represents a wicked problem, and one that needed a new type of solution. It reminds me of the ultimate wicked problem: healthcare. Read more…

  • The physician’s note serves many masters 2

    Dr. Jennifer Bolduc
    December 05, 2017

    Doctors have always taken notes, so why are today's physicians overwhelmed by documentation burdens? These notes are for more audiences than ever before and add a significant hidden cost: physician burnout. Read more…

  • Documenting DNR decisions and treatment escalation plans

    Dr Anna Bayes
    November 07, 2017

    In a recent BMJ Open Quality journal article, King’s College NHS Foundation Trust (London, UK) shares its path to a more unified electronic tool to document resuscitation decisions and treatment escalation plans Read more…

  • The interoperable healthcare our Veterans deserve 4

    Paul Black
    October 30, 2017

    We owe our Veterans and service members respect, gratitude and an effective healthcare system that delivers seamless care to them and their families, no matter where they see a healthcare professional. Read more…

  • Improving patient safety with consistent documentation of ward rounds

    Dr Anna Bayes
    October 26, 2017

    NHS Improvement recently issued guidance for best practice in running and documenting ward rounds. Configuration within an electronic patient record (EPR) lends itself to prompting clinicians to check all the key parameters, record decisions and update plans during the ward round Read more…

  • Behind-the-scenes look at a clinical quality dashboard

    Robert Leviton MD
    May 16, 2017

    Some large organizations are wrestling with the abundance of quality data. Northwell Health developed an elegant Clinical Snapshot dashboard to support clinicians with the tools they need. Read more…

  • 5 ways to continue clinical engagement beyond deployment

    Dr Anna Bayes
    April 20, 2017

    Doctors face huge pressure to be efficient during patient consultations, often less than 10 minutes each. Navigating a new electronic patient record (EPR)* system can strain that precious time and leave clinicians feeling frustrated. Over the years, I’ve seen organisations take some successful approaches to alleviate this pressure by continued clinical engagement beyond deployment. Here are just a few examples. Read more…

  • 4 approaches to achieving digital maturity

    Steve Brain
    April 04, 2017

    Three out of four of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Trusts are not running as efficiently, effectively and safely as they could with a fully-functioning EPR. Most people recognise the value of the information revolution, but financial and operational challenges are hampering Trusts’ ability to implement a digital maturity strategy. Here are the most common approaches NHS Trusts take, along with risks and benefits to consider. Read more…

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