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EHRs and the Business vs. Delivery of Healthcare

EHRs and the Business vs. Delivery of Healthcare

EHRs are a divisive topic. Some clinicians hate EHRs and feel like they are causing burnout. Patients may feel like EHRs take away from the patient-provider relationship. Advocates for EHR believe they are a necessary step to pushing healthcare in the 21st century and...

What is a Tech Stack and Why Does Healthcare Need One?

What is a Tech Stack and Why Does Healthcare Need One?

Imagine the different ways you use your phone on a morning off of work. Your alarm wakes you up so you can meet a friend. While getting ready, you SnapChat a funny picture of your cat to your sister. You get a notification from your calendar app that you have a...

Webinar Recap: How To Do More With Less

Webinar Recap: How To Do More With Less

Healthcare is trying to move forward; however, clinicians are leaving medicine from stress and burnout, and health systems aren’t making as much money as they need to rebound from the deficits of the past few years. How can organizations push towards better healthcare...

Clinician Burnout and Health Tech

Clinician Burnout and Health Tech

You’ve probably heard it by now: clinician burnout is at crisis levels, severely impacting clinicians’ mental health and causing many to leave healthcare. There are lots of shocking numbers around burnout. A 2021 survey found that 61% of physicians reported burnout....

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 2)

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 2)

In a previous blog post, we discussed CMS’ proposal that would add three measures to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program for Fiscal Year 2023 to address health equity. Two of the measures focus on screening and identifying individual social needs that...

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 1)

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 1)

CMS has proposed adding three measures to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program for Fiscal Year 2023 to address health equity. Two of the measures focus on screening and identifying individual social needs that impact health, in an effort to better serve...

Reducing EHR Burden in Primary Care

Reducing EHR Burden in Primary Care

EHRs cause a lot of stress for primary care clinicians. One reason for this stress is the sheer amount of time that these clinicians spend on their EHRs. A study of family medicine physicians using Epic EHRs found that physicians spent over 2.5 hours a day on...

Managing Chronic Conditions When Patients Have Acute Health Episodes

Managing Chronic Conditions When Patients Have Acute Health Episodes

Anne is a 67-year-old patient with diabetes. A couple weeks ago she had hip replacement surgery and then was transferred to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) to start her rehab. The initial rehab went well, and she was sent home a few days ago. Before the surgery, Anne...

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