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Enjoy Vitro Software's Insights series where we provide views, experiences and opinions from both our own specialist eHealth staff and guest contributors. We cover a range of topics such as; Clinical Information Systems (CIS), Electronic Medical Records (EMR), integration and interoperability, cloud hosting, change management, user adoption and more.
Tags: Healthcare Buying Cycle, Procurement
Nurses should be consulted in the early stages of EMR implementation so healthcare technology companies can create a user friendly EMR. 98% of nurses surveyed in US hospitals agree that they have never been included in hospital technology decision or design. Only 15% of those surveyed thought that their IT department were receptive to nurses’ suggestions in improving electronic documentation. These numbers simply have to be improved upon.
Tags: EMR/EPR, Clinical & Medical, Nursing
There is a perception that paper is more secure because it is tangible and can be kept under lock and key. The security and privacy risks to changing how we collect, store and share health information are valid, but not insurmountable. The use of electronic systems for the collection, storage and transfer of health information is key to tearing down some of the current barriers to safe and efficient healthcare.
Tags: EMR/EPR, Quality in Healthcare, Healthcare Informatics
Tags: Integration & Interoperability, FHIR, Change & Adoption