Carilion Clinic presented on outcomes associated with TeleTracking’s patient flow solutions.
Healthcare leaders and professionals recently gathered at The King’s Fund: Digital Health and Care Congress 2016 in London.The theme of the two-day conference was – enabling patient centered care through information and technology – by exploring how technology and data can support the developments necessary to transform and sustain outcomes for patients and citizens across the globe.
On providers that are having an EHR hangover after buying a solution that’s not exactly right for their needs …“The pressure was intense to quickly find an EHR vendor because of the money involved. The irony is the rush only really secured seed money and the bulk of the cost to implement an EHR was/is on the shoulders of the provider, including the burden of managing the interoperability of their technologies. In situations like that, it is understandable that health systems would want to extract as much functionality as possible out of their EHR. While combining the functionality of disparate systems often seems logical, it doesn’t come without tradeoffs — including domain expertise and role-based functionality that is exclusive to each vendor. The onus is on us as vendors to make the exchange and interfacing of data as seamless as possible.”