HIT Best Practices Series

Health IT implementation best practices

This 20-part series examines in-depth what it takes to deploy today's most necessary technology and tools, with expert advice from IT pros who are leading the charge.

We'll share insights about everything from AI and cloud computing to telemedicine and population health.

 

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Implementation best practices: Getting pop health off the ground

by Bill Siwicki

Four experts in population health management offer wide-ranging technology guidance and best practices for healthcare provider organizations launching pop health initiatives.

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Implementation best practices: Patient engagement tech done right

by Bill Siwicki

Four experts offer advice and best practices for how to launch and maintain success with technologies that boost engagement and improve the patient experience.

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Implementation best practices: Making interoperability work

by Bill Siwicki

Three interoperability experts – from Boston Children’s Hospital, Holon Solutions and Payformance Solutions – discuss the most important tactics to employ when first working with interoperability technologies and standards.

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Implementation best practices: Giving medical devices, IoT special attention

by Bill Siwicki

Three medical device technology experts from GE Healthcare, BioSig Technologies and Advantech offer comprehensive advice on best practices for healthcare organizations launching new medical devices.

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Implementation best practices: Laying out the infrastructure

by Bill Siwicki

Three health IT infrastructure experts offer some sage advice on getting foundational network technologies up and running.

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Implementation best practices: Going live with new imaging tech

by Bill Siwicki

Four imaging technology experts offer healthcare CIOs and other executives and health IT workers advice for bringing new imaging tech online.

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Implementation best practices: Ringing up success with finance IT

by Bill Siwicki

Five experts in financial information systems offer insights and tips for launching technology to help drive cost efficiencies and boost hospital bottom lines.

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Implementation best practices: The keys to launching an EHR

by Bill Siwicki

Four experts from Cerner, DrChrono, CTG and Chilmark Research offer healthcare CIOs and other executives and health IT workers crucial advice for successfully getting electronic health records up and running.

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Implementation best practices: Building relationships with consultants

by Bill Siwicki

Three experts on health IT consulting offer healthcare CIOs and other leaders key advice on how best to start a relationship with an outside consultant – and keep it going.

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Implementation best practices: Clinical communication in the spotlight

by Bill Siwicki

Three experts offer suggestions and tips for healthcare CIOs working with clinical communications hardware and software.

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Implementation best practices: Getting healthcare analytics right

by Bill Siwicki

Four experts in analytics offer key suggestions for starting with the technology at a provider organization. Current analytics users also can learn from these tips.

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Implementation best practices: Migrating to the cloud

by Bill Siwicki

Four experts in healthcare cloud computing offer CIOs and other health IT workers who are starting – or maintaining – cloud migrations some well-rounded advice.

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Implementation best practices: Dealing with the complexity of AI

by Bill Siwicki

Four experts in artificial intelligence technology offer advice to healthcare CIOs on how to best begin implementing an AI system.

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Implementation best practices: Launching clinical decision support

by Bill Siwicki

Three experts offer comprehensive advice and tips for healthcare CIOs starting a clinical decision support journey.