Posts by: Dr. Craig Joseph, Chief Medical Officer


The impending crisis in healthcare: Lessons from SVB's collapse

Recent banking failures have raised alarm bells for many, even those in the healthcare industry. In this edition of the Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph tells a cautionary tale of the parallels between banking collapse and the current strain on healthcare systems.


Be the Poison Control (or help desk) operator your colleagues need you to be

In this edition of the Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph frames clinical helpdesks as specialized helplines to provide streamlined assistance and increase efficiencies.


Choice architecture to the rescue

EHR workflows can often benefit from purposeful design tweaks to improve clinical needs and operational efficiencies. Find out how in this edition of the Checkup from Dr. Craig Joseph.

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See a Mumpsimus? Stop a Mumpsimus!

Help stop mumpsimuses at the source! The pandemic exposed many of these unreasonable traditions and has proven we should reconsider their use in healthcare.


Unduly noted: Why EHR documentation is creating an informational quagmire

In this week's edition of the Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph explains why we need to rip off the Band-Aid to decrease documentation burden. EHR technology has made it increasingly easy to compile necessary data into the progress note.


To charge or not to charge

In this edition of the Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph investigates the dichotomy of patient-initiated messaging as healthcare systems attempt to alleviate message overload.

Help Desk

Tired: Help desk. Wired: How desk!

Help desks are often underutilized, but fully leveraging this resource can provide educational benefits and valuable intel to improve patient care.

Help Desk

If you build it, they will come

Dr. Craig Joseph details how a highly functioning service desk is an essential, strategic asset for healthcare organizations in the latest Checkup.

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De-implementation: “Just say no” isn’t enough

In the latest Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph shares why a well-thought-out research-backed de-implementation approach is needed to achieve better patient care.

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For physicians, less is often more

In the latest Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph dives into decluttering technology and outdated clinical practices to alleviate physicians' workload.

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Healthcare is not aviation

Find out what the healthcare industry can learn from the world of aviation when it comes to safety reporting & data sharing in the latest Checkup from Craig Joseph, MD.

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Can OpenNotes be too open?

Can OpenNotes be too open? In the latest Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph lays out the pros and cons of OpenNote in healthcare systems.

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