Posts Tagged with tech 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 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 November 7, 2019

EHR systems aren’t very good at communicating with each other yet. Getting systems to communicate with each other is a common technology problem, but it’s still a little strange that on the cusp of 2020, with all of the technological advancements available to medicine, and the US government push into EHRs that we still don’t have ubiquitous communication between systems. Why is that?

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by adgrooms on June 4, 2019

A recent report in the Annals of Medicine provided an estimate of the institutional cost of physician burnout. The researchers used mathematical data from other recent studies to come up with the conservatively estimated total annual cost of $4.6 billion or $7600 per physician. The ...

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