In this interview, Harun Rashid, VP of IS & CIO, Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses physician burnout and efforts underway to evolve the EMR past being a billing system to be more intelligent and allow caregivers to make decisions properly, reducing alert fatigue, and enabling them to focus on the highest risk areas.
Note: This is an excerpt from an article originally published in Health Data Management.
Sepsis accounts for half of hospital deaths, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. It’s the leading cause of readmissions, and more than $20 billion is spent on it annually.
In implementing EMRs out of the box, most HDOs leveraged prescriptive, templated workflows to speed deployment. Often, this came at the ex..