In the spring of 2015, The Joint Commission released Sentinel Alert #54, focused on the safe implementation and use of health IT. An organizational-wide culture of safety, high reliability and effective change management needs to be established in order to safely implement and use health IT. This webinar will explore how thought-leading healthcare providers are establishing a proactive, methodical approach to health IT process improvement that includes assessing patient safety risks, the importance of information governance, utilizing multi-disciplinary integrating quality, safety, and IT departments in addressing potential risks, vendor selection and involvement, change management, and the monitoring of system effectiveness.
- Amy Feaster, Vice President of Information Technology, Centura Health
- Discuss the impact of the Joint Commission’s Sentinel Alert #54 focused on the safe use of HIT
- Describe the attributes of an effective information governance has it relates to patient safety
- Explore best practices related to patient safety-related health IT change management