Tag Archives: EHR adoption

Folding in the Internet of Things (IOT)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series What Lies Beneath: Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of HITTechnology innovation doubtlessly enables us to provide more data, in real time, at the point of clinical decision-making. Until now, most of this innovation is “internal” HIT and its associated data created … Read More

Posted on December 2nd, 2015 in Innovating Health Care IT
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The Parable of the Broken Window

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series What Lies Beneath: Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of HITDespite our best efforts to the contrary, we all know, expect and often dread unintended consequences associated with Health Information Technology (HIT). The French economist Frédéric Bastiat offers a classic example of … Read More

Posted on November 25th, 2015 in Innovating Health Care IT
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Embracing Our Vulnerability

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Elephant in the Room: The Role of Shame in HIT Resistance

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Elephant in the Room: The Role of Shame in HIT ResistanceIn the same way healthcare systems demonstrate increasingly rapid evolution, we’ve seen similar impressive changes in HIT. Twenty years ago, few had even heard of an EHR. Today you would … Read More

Posted on October 7th, 2014 in Innovating Health Care IT
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Rethinking The Abilene Paradox

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Elephant in the Room: The Role of Shame in HIT Resistance

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Elephant in the Room: The Role of Shame in HIT ResistanceForty years ago, management literature referred to a story demonstrating how organizations “frequently take actions in contradiction to what they really want to do and therefore defeat the very purposes … Read More

Posted on October 1st, 2014 in Innovating Health Care IT
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Elephant in the Room: The Role of Shame in Health IT Resistance

Journal of Healthcare Information Management (JHIM) Fall 2014 / Volume 28 / Number 4 In this issue, we examine building on caregiver empathy, not just toward patients but among each other, to help overcome shame and embrace courage to benefit healthcare organizations as they complete IT projects transitioning them to … Read More

Posted on October 1st, 2014 in Articles
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Revise the Roles (and Rules)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Let Curiosity Cross the Chasm: Reducing Physician Resistance

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Let Curiosity Cross the Chasm: Reducing Physician ResistanceCommon sense and our own experience tell us to also look at the velocity of current changes brought about by required compliance with Meaningful Use and other standards. In any industry, the sheer … Read More

Posted on July 7th, 2014 in Innovating Health Care IT
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Beyond the Demographics Demon

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Let Curiosity Cross the Chasm: Reducing Physician Resistance

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Let Curiosity Cross the Chasm: Reducing Physician ResistanceIn a research paper presented at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 1 Anol Bhattacherjee, Christopher Davis and Neset Hikmet confront a problem all … Read More

Posted on July 1st, 2014 in Innovating Health Care IT
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Building a Data-Savvy Workforce

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big Data

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big DataOne interesting and possibly new finding from this assessment is that employers believe there is a growing need for deep skills and understanding related to working effectively with data.  The authors commented: “…A difference … Read More

Posted on April 12th, 2013 in Innovating Health Care IT
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Navigating Big Data

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big Data

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big DataThose of us in health care imagine large quantities of useful, easily accessible, accurate and meaningful data at our fingertips, helping us improve the way we provide individual patient care while reducing costs and … Read More

Posted on April 5th, 2013 in Innovating Health Care IT
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