Category Archives: healthcare change management
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
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?
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