Being sick made me realize the enormity of one of our foremost challenges in reforming the healthcare system: reducing usage of the emergency room. How do we get our head to win over our heart?
National Nurses Week (May 6-12) is a great yearly reminder about how valuable nurses are to healthcare organizations, and how they are continuing to become fantastic clinical informatics leaders.
The Commonwealth Fund blog this past week by Dominique Hall and Mark A. Zezza, Ph.D. speaks to the revolutionary changes—many of them data-fueled—that are changing healthcare delivery and payment these days
Most people likely assume that if a clinician enters a medication order of a wrong dosage or something that would cause fetal harm in a pregnant woman, the electronic health record would issue a warning or not allow the order to be placed. But as patient safety expert David...