Wearable technology is no longer just stuff of Hollywood movies. New products offering the ability to track vital signs, activity levels, adherence and more are set to radically change patients’ engagement in their healthcare along with detection and treatment. How will healthcare organizations successfully integrate them into their workflows?
Meaningful Use and ICD-10 aren’t negotiable when it comes to priorities for health IT leaders but other developments, such as analytics, patient engagement and changing payment models, offer opportunities for innovation in patient care.
Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and clinical decision support (CDS) are among the most beneficial and transformative elements of EHRs. However, the process in which hospitals prove their effective use of these tools is challenging.