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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.
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
Tags: Integration & Interoperability, FHIR, Change & Adoption
User adoption, something determined as the single biggest risk when it comes to a successful EMR project. He looks at the 'we'll just have to force them to use it' attitude and how off the mark that approach is. We put forward an alternative strategy, starting at procurement...
Tags: EMR/EPR, Change & Adoption
Jessica Broun writes about some of the challenges that can sometimes be associated with doing business in the Middle East... one that is not often considered is the high rate of attrition among key stakeholders.
Tags: Jobs & Careers, Integration & Interoperability, Change & Adoption
“Change and adoption in Healthcare” Kim Gilbert, Sláinte’s Australian National Account Manager writes about the consistently unproven assumption that healthcare staff will easily adapt to significant changes in their clinical processes. Kim outlines the three key actions that will help ensure user adoption and the ultimate success of a Healthcare IT project.
Tags: eHealth, Change & Adoption