HealthsystemCIO.com October 22, 2021
Kate Gamble

Over the past few years, we’ve all seen the tremendous impact digital tools can have on the way care is delivered. And although it’s understandable for organizations to want to ride that wave, there’s a critical question that must be asked – and answered – before any decisions are made: “What problem is it trying to solve,” said Stephanie Lahr, MD, CIO and CMIO at Monument Health.

If it is indeed aimed at fixing a specific issue, clinicians are much more apt to use it. But “if they no longer feel that way, they’re not going to be as engaged,” noted Lahr. During a recent interview, she spoke about why the topic is so important to her, and shared insights...

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