3 Ways to Optimize Epic Training

Given the breadth and depth of information required to successfully train clinical staff on an EHR, it’s important to embrace opportunities to make training as effective as possible. There are many adult learning best practices that apply to EHR training, but today we’re going to focus on a few that will provide tons of value and are easy to implement. These three tips for optimizing Epic training will support a strong go-live and encourage participation from the busy clinicians and ancillary...

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3 Advantages of EHR Digital Learning for Large Health Systems

When it comes to training for EHR implementations at large health systems, the logistics involved with rolling out new technology (or even updates) is enough to push even detail-oriented folks over the edge. Securing physical space, attendance and qualified trainers to ensure all clinical and administrative staff are appropriately trained to support new healthcare IT is a lot of work. Consider, then, the incredible benefits of employing digital learning to support EHR implementation. Not only...

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How Training Initiatives Helped Empower and Prepare Baylor Scott & White Health for COVID-19 (Part 3)

Part 3 of 3: Jerrie Rankin, VP of Operational Informatics with Baylor Scott & White Health and Nicholas Edwards, Senior Manager Enterprise Technical Training and Support, Baylor Scott & White Health join CHIME Media for a podcast to talk about how training initiatives helped empower and prepare their teams for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Training Initiatives Helped Empower and Prepare Baylor Scott & White Health for COVID-19 (Part 2)

Part 2 of 3: Jerrie Rankin, VP of Operational Informatics with Baylor Scott & White Health and Nicholas Edwards, Senior Manager Enterprise Technical Training and Support, Baylor Scott & White Health join CHIME Media for a podcast to talk about how training initiatives helped empower and prepare their teams for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Training Initiatives Helped Empower and Prepare Baylor Scott & White Health for COVID-19 (Part 1)

Jerrie Rankin, VP of Operational Informatics with Baylor Scott & White Health and Nicholas Edwards, Senior Manager Enterprise Technical Training and Support, Baylor Scott & White Health join CHIME Media for a podcast to talk about how training initiatives helped empower and prepare their teams for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EHR Go-Live Support from a Distance of Six Feet

It’s safe to say that the preferred method of Epic go-live support as at-the-elbow (ATE) assistance for clinicians is not going to be common practice right now. Nevertheless, existing Epic implementation efforts will need to continue where possible, albeit in a modified manner. Given the current strain on healthcare providers and administrators as they deal with COVID-19, some hospitals may opt to delay healthcare IT initiatives, while others may find themselves needing the anticipated...

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COVID-19 Concerns Drive Virtual Training Adoption

Together, we are facing a global health environment that we have never seen before. The COVID-19 virus is not only impacting the health and wellbeing of our patient populations, but it is disrupting the way we interact, connect, and educate ourselves. Those of us on the frontline of healthcare delivery must be prepared for all scenarios. More importantly than ever before, technology allows us to stay connected with each other despite physical restrictions.

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Top 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we have compiled our top 5 most popular blog posts of 2019, in one place. We hope that you enjoyed our posts from 2019, and we look forward to sharing more content with you in 2020. Thank you for reading the 314e Healthcare IT Blog!

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Developing Engaging Content for EHR Training Materials

We’ve previously shared some tips for delivering the best Epic training in the healthcare IT space, but as the devil is in the details, we’re going to focus in on EHR training materials. There are many “out of the box” tools available on this front, usually from the EHR vendors themselves, but when it comes to encouraging adoption for Epic implementation (or any other EHR), it’s a wise move to up the ante and develop custom training materials. The idea isn’t to recycle existing content; on the...

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The Importance of Communicating Value for Successful Epic Implementations

To successfully implement Epic into hospitals and health systems, there are thousands of hours of work involved. Given the scale and level of commitment required to make Epic go-live successful and EHR adoption a reality, missing a step could result in the entire timeline and project plan sliding completely off track. Take it from us: one of the most critical steps in this process is communication. In particular, communicating VALUE and EXPECTATION to Epic end users is the difference between a...

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