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  • OS01 - Implementation: Futuristic Thinking (ID 3)

    • Event: e-Health 2017 Virtual Meeting
    • Type: Oral Session
    • Track: Clinical and Executive
    • Presentations: 1
    • Coordinates: 6/05/2017, 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM, Room 201CD
    • OS01.03 - Ready or Not...A Guide to Clinical Implementation Readiness (ID 293)

      Jennifer Dorning, Guelph/CA

      • Abstract
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      Purpose/Objectives: Organizations throughout Canda continue to invest , design and implement electronic health systems with a focus on improving interoperability and patient outcomes. Preparing an organization for a transformation of this kind requires a comprehensive understanding of orgnaizational current state. Using standardized methodologies in the capture of current state workflows, current documentation and ordering practices will provide insight into organizational readiness. At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to: Understand benefits of using standard readiness methodoligies List key components used in determining organizational readiness Identify common barriers impacting successful system implementations

      Methodology/Approach: There are many initiatives in Canada which are contributing to organizational drive to move forward with advanced clinical systems. Some factors include: · Adoption and untilization of electornic medical records benchmarked against the HIMSS EMRAM scale · Ministry mandated reporting · Patient safty intitiatives · Research Providing efficient, safe and high quality clinical services is complex and requires significant organizational investment. Using an inter-professional approach when defining current state provides a comprehensive assessment of orgnaizational readiness

      Finding/Results: There are certain consistent characteristics associated with the successful implementation of a new electronic system or module. Understanding organizational and staff readiness, are as important as determining current process and practice. By using a consistent approach in determining readiness, an organizations ability to achieve its desired goals, and avoid barriers is greatly increased.

      Conclusion/Implication/Recommendations: The presenters, using examples from numerous readiness assessments conducted across Canada, will share useful lessons learned. The presenters will guide the attendee toward an understanding of the benefits of using a standard interprofessional approach to readiness. By the conclusion of the session the attendee will possess the knowledge and understanding of how to determine an accurate picture of organizational readiness.

      140 Character Summary: Join us on the pathway to success. Learn how to prepare your organization for change by using proven methodologies to determine readiness.

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