Posts Tagged with improvement

by adgrooms on March 11, 2020

Medical and healthcare institutions are always looking to build their staff with the best people for the job. Understandably, you make the most investment into clinical staff because clinical care comprises your core competency. They make the case for patients to trust your institution. But your clinical staff needs strong support staff also, increasingly in your information technology ...

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by adgrooms on March 4, 2020

Scheduling is a complicated process, especially in graduate medical education. Residents need to complete their requirements in different disciplines, while institutional staffing needs and patient needs must also be considered. In our experience, scheduling in GME, we have seen an approach called X+Y that can be very beneficial in programs with ambulatory training. This format has been in ...

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by adgrooms on February 26, 2020

How do you plan and implement a software project in Healthcare? You want to get a project fully implemented in the fastest way possible without cutting corners and overrunning the cost, which is difficult to achieve. Our experience includes many years of consulting on enterprise software projects for a variety of industries. In this time we have seen a technique that is very useful but not ...

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by adgrooms on February 21, 2020

We were thinking about the differences between EHR interfaces - and they are vast. Even for a single EHR system, each implementation can be customized and wholly unique. Many clinicians work in different EHR systems and implementations with varying interfaces, not due to changing jobs, but in the course of regular work. Examples include doctors like anesthesiologists and cardiologists who ...

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by adgrooms on January 28, 2020

EHRs have a reputation. This year at my annual checkup I was thinking about EHRs and trying to observe how my PCP's office uses theirs. As I sat on the exam table I got the usual questions from the physician's assistant; "Any pain today?" Smoker?" "Allergies?". I could see the screen on her laptop with tiny rows of text that were slowly growing with each question. There was a lot of clicking, ...

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