Guest blogger shares what she's learned about the real-world challenges with interoperability and state PDMPs, and how this information partnered with networking at HIMSS18 was applied to develop a tangible resource.
In our Steps to Value podcast, Judy Murphy – a recipient of the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award – helps answer how we can transform healthcare from episodic-based care to life-based care.
Collaborative, nurturing relationships are key to creating solutions that work, which is why the inclusion of expert opinions are a crucial component of development. We need that second pair of eyes, that ‘outside the box’ perspective to really understand the power innovation can harness – or to identify what could hold it back.
By encouraging patients to take a more active role in their health maintenance by leveraging their personal health portals, Altru Health System saw increased patient engagement and was recognized as a HIMSS Stage 7 healthcare system for both inpatient and outpatient care.