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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.
The current COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented stress on healthcare systems all around the globe. It has also accelerated the adoption of digital technologies, particularly in telemedicine. In so doing, it has elevated the potential of digital technologies for hospitals and it is likely that we will see higher levels of investments in tech than those pre-COVID, particularly in areas such as patient-engagement, care coordination, intelligent automation, remote working and, of course, telehealth. However, the danger is that tech becomes the focus of attention as hospitals accelerate their ambitions to become digital hospitals. Joe talks through information being the life blood of a hospital, the digital opportunity and the digital transformation challenge...
Tags: eHealth, Digital Transformation, Joe Peppard, Digital Health
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