Category Archives: health IT training

The Internet of Healthcare Things @Point of Care

We are oh-so-close to there. By Peggy Salvatore For those of you who follow the Health System Ed blog, you know this doesn’t happen often. I am speechless. I just got off the phone with Dr. Sandeep Pulim, the CMIO … Continue reading

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Project Writer Available for HIMSS15

Would you like to use HIMSS15 as a starting point to explore a topic, do research this year and create a white paper and do a presentation next year? I am hoping to tap into a network of health IT people … Continue reading

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Working the Roadmap

By Peggy Salvatore The ONC’s national meeting held earlier this month is cause for the greatest amount of optimism I have seen since the government decided to drive health information technology. Current and former national coordinators gathered on one stage, … Continue reading

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Ebola: Patient Notes on Travel History

by Peggy Salvatore The story about Ebola has been dominating the news, and I didn’t feel any particular need to weigh in on it since there is plenty of information out there. Then a few little bits of information hit … Continue reading

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Is Resistance Futile in Health IT? KSAs in Health IT Education

KSAs? For my readers who are healthcare people, you may ask, “What are KSAs?” For readers who are training people, you know that KSAs are Knowledge, Skills and Atttitude. You can teach KSAs. Here are some examples of teaching KSAs … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Training from Etiquette Rule #7

If we’re going to stop wasting training dollars, we need to put in the follow-up to make sure what we’ve taught is reinforced in the workplace and relevant to the job at hand. Continue reading

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Change Now or Wait for Natural Evolution?

Information technology for healthcare is inevitable. The only question left is whether we push through the change now or we wait for the natural evolutionary pull to occur. For those who advocate pushing through the change now, we’ll need to prepare the way for a whole group of healthcare workers who might not be convinced that electronic patient records will improve care. Continue reading

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If Health IT Education and Training is the Answer, What is the Question?

A little education and training can go a long way toward helping the integration of health IT move more smoothly, quickly and toward a common goal. Of course, first we need technology that is easy to use for providers, secure for patients and easy to integrate for the IT staff that has to implement it. Education and training are only part of the answer, but they are an important part of the answer. The question is: how are we going to get tens of millions of healthcare providers all on the same page by 2014?

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Technology for Healthcare Education: Build it and They Will Come, and Keep Coming!

Elearning makes sense economically more than ever today. It is the cheapest way to get a clear, consistent message to the most people in the least amount of time. In healthcare, even moreso. What better way to educate healthcare workers on the use of IT than to use technology to deliver the message? Continue reading

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