Healthcare

People, principles, and data: How to develop effective governance amid healthcare technology modernization

A strategic governance framework is essential to modernize healthcare technology effectively. In this article, learn more about prioritizing people, principles, and data to drive better outcomes.

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The relationship Rx: Unlocking healthcare’s hidden superpower through human-centered design

Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD shares how to unlock healthcare's hidden superpower through human-centered design.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Susan Snedaker [Podcast]

Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, chats with El Rio Health CIO Susan Snedaker about the challenges of implementing features like single sign-on, designing technologies for a wide gamut of users, and the importance of leaving one’s comfort zone to get a new perspective.

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Beyond medicine: Envisioning healthcare's role in fostering community and connection

Discover the challenges of implementing medical devices at home for patient care. Explore the risks and benefits of the hospital-at-home concept in healthcare.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Joyce Lee, MD [Podcast]

Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, talks with Joyce Lee, MD, MPH, associate chief medical information officer for pediatric research at Michigan Medicine. They discuss the value of a physician-builder program for health systems and more.

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How can providers respond to the cyberattack on Change Healthcare?

Discover how healthcare providers can respond to the recent Change Healthcare cyberattack, the financial impact on the industry, and steps to mitigate the damage. Stay informed with Nordic's strategic advisory support.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Sarah Krüg [Podcast]

Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, talks with Founder of Health Collaboratory and Executive Director at Cancer 101, Sarah Krüg aboutThe Magic Wand Project, designing in the health space to improve trust, and doing the “Patient-Doctor Tango.”

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Bedroom blunders: The hidden usability issues of hospital-at-home devices

As more medical devices are being used to care for patients outside the hospital and inside the home, manufacturers need to consider usability challenges to maintain patient safety and improve outcomes. Learn more from Craig Joseph, MD.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Mark Townsend, MD [Podcast]

In this episode, Dr. Townsend talks about his work with emerging healthcare startups, balancing cybersecurity and customization within the electronic health record, and what it means to “fail forward.”

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Designing for Health: Interview with Gary Kaplan, MD [Podcast]

Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, chats with Gary Kaplan, MD, CEO emeritus of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. They discuss how Dr. Kaplan spearheaded a revolution in the patient experience at Virginia Mason and more.

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Trust or bust: Healing healthcare's credibility crisis

Trust is the foundation of any healthcare system. But in the U.S., it has eroded greatly since the pandemic. Restoring confidence in those who care for us is critical. In this blog post, Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, shares a variety of suggestions for rebuilding trust.

Performance Improvement

5 questions to ask when you're at a crossroads in your EHR strategy

Optimizing or transitioning your EHR can feel daunting. Consider starting the process with value-driven questions that can help you avoid surprises, streamline decision-making, and get the most value out of your efforts.

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Designing for Health: Interview with David K Butler, MD [Podcast]

Join Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, as he talks with David Butler, MD, about virtualists, EHR gamification, and more.

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To sit or not to sit: How a chair can affect patient satisfaction

A recent study highlights an example of choice architecture and the role that nudges play in patient care and satisfaction. Read more from Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Kevin Dufendach, MD, and Andy Spooner, MD [Podcast]

Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, speaks with Cincinnati Children's Hospital's Kevin Dufendach, MD, and Andy Spooner, MD, about clinical informatics and the role of AI in reducing documentation.

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How to succeed in value-based care without really trying

Moving from a volume-based to a value-based care system takes a multifaceted approach. Dr. Craig Joseph offers his advice for a successful transition.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Lalita Abhyankar, MD [Podcast]

Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, chats with Lalita Abhyankar, MD, family physician and clinic medical director at Carbon Health. They discuss her medical background, the evolving mission of Carbon Health, and her journey in understanding change management.

Implementation

Before implementation, think about prehabilitation

After a medical procedure, it’s common to go through a rehabilitation process. A lesser-known but emerging concept is prehabilitation. Similar lessons can be useful for healthcare organizations when undergoing large transformations or technological implementations.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Billy Nicolich [Podcast]

Billy Nicolich, healthcare product manager at Press Ganey, discusses experience design, the legacy and impact of nudge units, and why he sees history as being divided into 'pre-manifesto' and 'post-manifest.'

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Designing for Health: Interview with Margaret Lozovatsky, MD [Podcast]

Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph chats with Dr. Margaret Lozovatsky about her background as a pediatrician, her experience working on EHR, governance structure, continuous improvement, and design process dangers.

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Apollo’s Curse: When AI Predicts and Doctors Resist

AI is an increasingly popular tool in healthcare, but a recent study from Vanderbilt Health shows many physicians still go with their own best judgment. Read more from Dr. Craig Joseph.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Deepti Pandita, MD [Podcast]

Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, and Head of Thought Leadership Jerome Pagani, PhD, are joined by Deepti Pandita, MD, chief medical informatics officer and associate professor of medicine at UCI Health. They discuss her background as both an internist and clinical informaticist, and the principles of design that lead to successful implementations. Additionally, they talk about the importance of including the voice of the patient when making technological advancements, how to avoid decision paralysis, and how health equity and design go hand in hand.

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The new dawn of senior care: Digital health’s role in aging in place

The increasing population of older adults and longer lifespans presents unique challenges to healthcare systems. Learn about meeting these demands while taking advantage of changing trends in this edition of "Office Hours" by Jerome Pagani, PhD.

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Human-centered design for Canadian healthcare technology

Four forces are shaping the Canadian healthcare market. Healthtech Associate CMIO Kristina Garrels, MD, discusses the opportunity to leverage these forces through a human-centered lens to improve the giving and receiving of care.

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We need to think differently about EPR deployments and redefine the pre-implementation approach

Many digital transformation plans are currently under way in the UK healthcare sector. However there is a need for a new approach to EPR deployments and pre-implementation strategies. This article explores the importance of implementation planning, governance, and decision-making processes, which are often overlooked in healthcare systems. This redefined approach can enable successful shared-site EPR rollouts and pave the way for future digital transformations in UK healthcare.

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Making Rounds: Lab information, at your service [Podcast]

In today's episode of In Network's podcast, "Making Rounds," Jerome Pagani, PhD, is joined by Nordic experts to discuss the benefits of lab information systems (LIS), data distinctions, and their impact on clinical workflows.

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Securing healthcare data: The critical need for cyber resilience

Healthcare systems are embracing technology-driven advancements like telehealth, remote patient monitoring, and 5G connectivity, enabling decentralized care at scale. However, as reliance on technology increases, so do the risks of security breaches, with the potential to cause considerable operational disruption and millions of dollars in damage. Learn more about shoring up your security posture in our latest article.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Bre Loughlin [Podcast]

In this episode of the In Network podcast feature, Designing for Health, Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, and Head of Thought Leadership Jerome Pagani, PhD, are joined by Bre Loughlin, CEO and founder of Nurse Disrupted, Inc. Bre discusses how technology and workflows can improve health systems and retain staff while emphasizing simplicity in new innovations.

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Burnout's triple threat: Compromising care, clinicians, and cash flow

Burnout can lead to turnover and workforce reductions, impacting quality of care and revenue in any healthcare system. Find out how you can combat burnout in the latest edition of the Checkup by Dr. Craig Joseph.

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Screen, stream, support: The tech-driven future of mental health

The U.S. mental health crisis is exacerbated by disparities in access to care. Technology-driven solutions can reshape the future of mental health care.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Evan Heigert [Podcast]

In this episode of In Network's Designing for Health podcast feature, Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, and Head of Thought Leadership, Jerome Pagani, PhD, chat with Evan Heigert, creative director at Wolters Kluwer Health.

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Making Rounds: Under new (data) management [Podcast]

On today’s episode of the Making Rounds podcast, Nordic Head of Thought Leadership Jerome Pagani, PhD, sits down with Digital Health Practice Leader Kevin Erdal and Head of EHR Implementation Services Andy Splitz. They discuss the complex nature of EHR implementations, the global landscape where organizations are only now starting to move to digitization, and how imperative it is that data management is done well and with real end-users in mind.

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The importance of land acknowledgment

In this edition of The Remedy, Laura Copeland, MD, of Healthtech Consultants shares a bit about the history behind Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and how learning about the indigenous history of the land on which you live and work can help guide decision making.

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Want to improve patient safety? Up your EHR’s usability

A recent study discovered a significant link between the safety of EHR systems and the user experience of frontline clinicians. The frustration caused by poorly designed EHRs could affect patient safety, read more from Craig Joseph, MD, in this edition of the Checkup.

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Designing for Health: Interview with Tricia Baird, MD [Podcast]

In this episode of the In Network podcast feature, Designing for Health, Nordic Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, and Head of Thought Leadership Jerome Pagani, PhD, sit down with Vice President of Care Coordination at Corewell Health West, Tricia Baird, MD.

Implementation

Diagnosing, optimizing, and funding your next EHR implementation to combat provider burnout

This epidemic of burnout can impact a variety of business imperatives. It’s time to evaluate solutions and act. The EHR is the perfect place to start.

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