Posts by: Dr. Craig Joseph, Chief Medical Officer

EHR

Patient identifiers: A solution whose time has come

Dr. Craig Joseph shares his thoughts on why patient identification tools are a necessity in the U.S. healthcare system.

EHR

CHIME Spring Forum thoughts: Create great user experiences for all the users

With the CHIME21 Spring Forum in his rearview, Dr. Craig Joseph reflects on his biggest takeaway from the virtual conference.

EHR

ONC 2021 Annual Meeting: Moving towards meaningful communication

Dr. Craig Joseph gives a breakdown of the hot topics at this year's ONC Annual Meeting, which includes interoperability, usability, and E/M documentation.

EHR

Transparency and healthcare

Dr. Craig Joseph uses a recent travel experience to share how more transparency in healthcare is beneficial for the patient and the health system.

EHR

The brilliance of GROSS

Dr. Craig Joseph advocates that getting rid of stupid stuff (GROSS) should be an ongoing practice for healthcare systems, not just in its EHR, but across the organization as a whole.

EHR

Let your physician builders build (or architects architect)

Dr. Craig Joseph covers the benefits of a physician builder program and how it can lead to increased EHR satisfaction among doctors.

EHR

New E/M documentation changes: Where does your organization stand?

Dr. Craig Joseph recaps the E/M code changes that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2021, offering insights into where organizations are at with this transition.

COVID-19

What kind of tech can help with COVID-19 vaccination? All three kinds: high tech, low tech, and no tech

Nordic's CMO Dr. Craig Joseph shares why he believes a combination of high tech, low tech, and no tech could help improve vaccination rates.

Performance Improvement

American use of the EHR: What can we learn from others?

Citing a recent JAMA Internal Medicine study, Dr. Craig Joseph dives into the differences between EHR use in the U.S. versus non-U.S. countries. Some results are more surprising than you'd think.

Performance Improvement

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice

Dr. Craig Joseph discusses the "default effect," highlighting how default EHR actions can not only improve the user experience, but also help clinical users take the best care of their patients.

COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccinations: Now is the time for healthcare IT to step up

Nordic's CMO Dr. Craig Joseph shares what healthcare IT experts should be doing right now to prepare to administer the COVID-19 vaccines.

EHR

De-adopting low-value EHR practices

Inspired by a recent article from the Journal of the American Medical Association about de-adopting low-value care, Dr. Craig Joseph shares three EHR practices he believes should be de-adopted for better results.

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