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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.
Healthcare IT Integration expert Colin McGrath, who has worked with hospitals around the world for more than ten years, writes about four things that can make hospital system interoperability easier. Interoperability and integration are broad topics, so in this article, he has concentrated on helping CIOs get some overarching principles right.
Colin goes into detail about; The systems, The implementation, The integration engine and The stakeholders...
Tags: Integration & Interoperability
Tips from a clinician and healthcare IT expert... Michelle Sayseng Cruz explains why clinicians play such a vital role on an EMR implementation project team, what they need in order to be most effective, and how to find the right clinical champion. The most significant users of your new software will be clinicians. It makes sense to have them represented within the internal project team. Clinical systems are hardly one size fits all, so there is bound to be a certain level of customisation to ensure the software fits within your organisation. Who better to assist with the requirements gathering, workflow analysis, communicate concerns, and work closely with the vendor than clinical end-users?
Tags: Change & Adoption, EMR End Users, Clinicians, Clinical champions
This just published eBook "The 8 step guide to successfully buying and implementing an EMR for Private Hospitals - COVID & beyond" has been complied by a team of Healthcare IT & clinical experts who are sharing their Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience, from planning and vendor selection, through to the post implementation value realisation (and some lessons from COVID). Implementing EMRs is no easy task and is a big investment, but there are key lessons learned from successful implementations that can ensure success. Our clients and expert team share their tips with you, it will help you in choosing a vendor that meets your needs and realising value as early as possible in a project.
Tags: Healthcare IT eBook
Tags: Mental Health, Healthcare Apps
Within the first few weeks of Australia’s legislation around Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) a total of 63 notices were received, and with the highest percentage occurring in the healthcare sector. Acting Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk said that half of the breaches were due to human error. Jeff Smoot writes about NDB's and the cultural shift required to ensure better outcomes.
Tags: HL7, Security & Data Breaches