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Clinical Decision Support

Building a Healthcare Data Science Strategy at UVA Health

Glenn Wasson, Administrator of Analytics, and Jonathan Michel, Director of Data Science, University of Virginia Health System. Data science can provide fundamental insights and efficiency gains that healthcare providers must leverage. Doing this requires not only strategic alignment of data science with overall health system strategy, but also workflow alignment with caregivers whose actions ultimately determine outcomes. At the...

Universal EMR Consent Form at Northwestern

Tom Moran, MD, Vice President & Chief Medical Information Executive, and Laurel Fleming, JD, Director, Corporate Compliance & Integrity and Chief Privacy Executive, Northwestern Medicine. In this era of value-based care, information exchange and data analytics, the ability to use and share patient care information is critical. Healthcare providers, however, continue to face challenges presented by data subject to...

AI in Action at Partners HealthCare

Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM, Chief Data Science Officer, Partners Healthcare, and William Boonn, MD, CMIO Healthcare Diagnostics, Nuance. The impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on healthcare comes from a new and expanded use of AI-powered solutions. With AI, hospital groups can augment clinical expertise with deep-learning algorithms trained to prioritize patients with life-threatening conditions ahead of others...

What Drives Clinician Satisfaction with EMRs

Taylor Davis, VP of Innovation, KLAS. We built EMRs to help clinicians deliver dramatically better care and to be more efficient in that care. If clinicians everywhere consistently praised EMRs for revolutionizing the practice of medicine, wouldn't that be an indication that the EMR was a success? But that is not happening. KLAS shares research from over 30,000 clinicians'...

Transforming Primary Care from the Frontline at Cedars-Sinai

Rupal Badani, MD, Medical Director; Hanina Rosenstein, Senior Performance Improvement Facilitator; and Jennifer Ortiz, MBA, Project Manager, Organizational Advancement, Cedars-Sinai Medical Network. In 2015, Cedars-Sinai Medical Network reached a tipping point where our ambulatory medical group primary care doctors were increasingly dissatisfied with work. In response, the Network launched Practice Transformation, a lean-based redesign of the practices. Together with...

Free Natural Language Processing Tool for Clinicians and Researchers

Alexander Turchin, MD, MS, FACMI, Director of Informatics Research Division of Endocrinology, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School. A critical source of information in electronic medical records is "locked" in narrative documents, such as provider notes, radiology reports, etc. Natural language processing (NLP) technology can be used to extract information from narrative documents;...

Augmenting the Provider’s Experience with Artificial Intelligence

Satish Maripuri, Executive VP and General Manager, and Peter Durlach, Senior VP - Strategy, Nuance Healthcare. AI-powered intelligence incorporated into clinical documentation and imaging workflow is now able to augment a provider's ability to capture patient stories and improve care. Nuance shares case studies and insights from applications of AI-supported virtual assistants, imaging algorithms, and automated clinical quality measures...

Virtual Assistants and Google Glass: Changing Lives of Clinicians and Patients at Sutter Health

Albert Chan, MD, Sutter Health VP, Chief of Digital Patient Experience, Sandra Odenheimer, DNP-C, FNP-BC, DCNP, CANS, and Lam Ho, Operational Lead, Sutter Health. Dr. Chan, Sandra, and Lam describe their research results, recently published in Health Affairs, regarding the significant administrative workload that clinicians face in the practice of medicine today (Tai-Seale, et al, 2017). For every 3...

Benefits and Risks of Sharing Notes in Mental/Behavioral Health

Steve O'Neill, LICSW, BCD, JD, Social Work Manager for Psychiatry and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and OpenNotes Behavioral Health Specialist. OpenNotes is a movement aimed at making healthcare provider's notes directly available online to patients through a secure portal. Four years ago, nearly all of the outpatient clinical social workers and psychiatry staff at Beth Israel...

Change Management at Houston Methodist

Nicholas Desai, MD, CMIO, Eileen McGrath, Director, Marketing and Communications / Change Management / Training, and Autumn Kirsch, IT Communications/Change Management Lead, Houston Methodist. Sustainable physician engagement requires more than just cutting-edge technology. To be successful, embed a robust change management strategy into your change. This session chronicles the development and deployment of an executive-sponsored IT change management program at Houston...