HIMSS Analytics surveyed 323 clinical and IT leaders at HIMSS19 and online to find out how prevalent clinician cognitive overload is, which healthcare technologies are contributing to it most, and how to solve the problem. We discovered that leaders view minimizing cognitive burden as important to organizational success, and that technology in and of itself is not the root cause of the problem.
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By Kayla Matthews, Productivity Bytes
The current state of the healthcare industry has underscored the importance of HIM professionals. According to a recent report, the number of exposed healthcare records nearly tripled from 5,579,438 in 2017 to 15,085,302 in 2018. Data breaches rose as well, and experts predict this trend will continue.
There’s a lot of discussion within the healthcare sector about the adoption of edge computing. But behind all the hype and buzzwords is a very practical, accessible, and deployable technology that has the potential to be a game changer for hospitals and clinics around the world.
Reducing cognitive burden for nurses helps create a more satisfying work environment and fosters well-being and retention. This is a report about understanding the problem and how to take specific, achievable steps to solve it.
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