has been well documented as an unintended consequence of EHR design and implementation (Steele et al.
Risk-based definition of results is also expected to reduce alert fatigue
and may encourage the development of more flexible and user-friendly automated alert systems.
Medi-Span offers a multi-faceted approach to minimizing alert fatigue
through advanced functionality and expert consulting in an innovative way that heightens the impact of the alert process and fully leverages its potential to improve patient safety.
The implementation plan must include strategies to address communication gaps, alert fatigue
, and workarounds to prevent adverse events.
KLAS, an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm that recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction, compiled the 2012 report based on interviews with 249 providers about their approach to CDS and level of success overcoming key problems including workflow and EMR integration and alert fatigue
Our clients will see improved security overall, reduce internal alert fatigue
, minimize costly IR engagements, improve situational awareness and reduce business exposure," said Mark Sherman, Director - Managed Services, for Leidos.
as healthcare providers implement computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems, they find themselves dealing with the growing issue of clinical alert fatigue
The core functionality of AlertSpace--the ability to customize alerts through an easy to use interface--is one aspect of a multi-pronged strategy to address alert fatigue
underway at FDB," continued Millikan.
We talk to lots of companies that either suffer from alert fatigue
from all the cybersecurity tools theyve adopted or that cant hire enough experienced staff to leverage their technology or both, said Jeff Hirsh of MickTec, a Cyberbit partner.
Nonetheless, what has become clear in the past few years is that the first generation of CDS tools, as embedded in commercial healthcare IT vendors' core EIIR systems, has not lived up to expectations; and indeed, has required continuous customization work on the part of healthcare IT leaders seeking to avert alert fatigue
and truly optimize the workflow of physicians and other clinicians.
Intelligent Alerting: Reduce alert fatigue
by identifying normal patterns for specific sets of circumstances.