Blog posts related to Industry Trends

  • A response to Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

    Geoff Caplea, M.D., MBA
    November 14, 2018

    When physicians read Dr. Atul Gawande’s article in The New Yorker, “Why Doctors Hate Their Computers,” they will undoubtedly recognize many of the health IT challenges he identified. Dr. Gawande writes at length about how electronic health records (EHRs) and the process of digitizing healthcare have overburdened today’s physicians, driving a wedge between them and their patients. Read more…

  • Uncovering Social Determinants of Health in your EHR data

    Fatima Paruk, M.D., MPH
    November 06, 2018

    Social, economic and environmental factors (SDoH) contribute significantly to health and well-being. They also can significantly affect healthcare expenditures, which is why more value-based payment models are focusing on SDoH. Read more…

  • Opioid epidemic: 7 key strategies in 2018

    Reed Hansen, Pharm.D
    October 31, 2018

    The first step to understanding the process of opioid addiction is realizing that it can affect anyone at any time. Here are some of the strategies we can use to address key issues in 2018. Read more…

  • The last line of cyber-defense: a well-trained employee

    John Hluboky
    October 23, 2018

    Security awareness generally boils down to a few basic principles. Here are just a couple of ideas that may help improve security awareness training with only modest investments. Read more…

  • An insider’s keys to value-based care success

    Michael Blackman, MD, MBA
    October 18, 2018

    The healthcare industry is experiencing an exciting but challenging time as it shifts to value-based care. Dr. Blackman discusses how to achieve value-based care, the right approach and the outcomes. Read more…

  • Health IT safety is a shared responsibility

    Geoff Caplea, M.D.
    October 10, 2018

    Health IT safety is a shared responsibility of all stakeholders across the health IT lifecycle. It must be a top consideration throughout the software lifecycle - product design and development, implementation, customization and configuration, user training, and ongoing maintenance and upgrades. Read more…

  • 8 reasons Allscripts clinicians love health IT

    Ann Marie Beasley
    October 09, 2018

    U.S. National Health IT Week (NHIT Week) demonstrates the power of health IT and its capacity for transformation. Eight Allscripts clinicians share their reasons for why they choose (and love) health IT. Read more…

  • Announcing Allscripts Client Innovation Excellence (ACIE) Awards

    Ann Marie Beasley
    October 04, 2018

    At this week’s Allscripts Client Experience (ACE) user group meeting for hospitals and health systems, Allscripts recognized some outstanding accomplishments with five Allscripts Client Innovation Excellence (ACIE) awards. Read more…

  • How to increase adoption of machine learning in healthcare

    Fatima Paruk, MD, MPH
    September 11, 2018

    Electronic health record (EHR) vendors can build trust by practicing good habits that will take machine learning to the next level in clinical decision support. Read more…

  • 7 engaging podcasts from Allscripts On Call

    Ann Marie Beasley
    September 06, 2018

    About a year ago we launched the Allscripts On Call podcast. Here is a list of seven popular episodes that highlight key challenges facing healthcare and how industry leaders navigate them for maximum success. Read more…

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