The future of on-call scheduling + communications: Aligning IT systems to improve the provider experience 

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT  

Without centralized visibility to an accurate on-call schedule and a reliable, interconnected communication process, hospitals and health systems experience delays and miscommunications that not only frustrate providers but also risk patient care outcomes. 

In this webinar, learn how Patrick Guffey, MD, chief medical information officer at Children’s Hospital Colorado, recognized a critical need to align on-call provider scheduling and communication to achieve a standard, seamless workflow across the enterprise. By connecting provider scheduling with the organization's EHR, the Aurora, Colo., hospital achieved an accurate and fully integrated on-call system — enabling safe, secure and streamlined on-call communication while increasing resiliency and provider satisfaction.

Join this webinar to:

• Explore why access to a real-time, on-call schedule is foundational to effective on-call communication, provider satisfaction and patient safety.

• Discuss on-call communication best practices that help eliminate the communication breakdowns contributing to more than 70 percent of patient safety events.

• Learn practical steps your organization can take to unify and improve on-call processes, promoting efficiency for your entire care team.


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Dr. Patrick Guffey, MD

Chief Medical Information Officer, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Patrick Guffey is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Colorado and practices Pediatric and Fetal anesthesia. He serves as the Chief Medical Information Officer at Children's Hospital Colorado and Performance Improvement and Informatics Officer at the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado. Board-certified in clinical informatics, Patrick partners with Epic, QGenda, Codonics, and Omnicell to improve clinical care and decrease medical errors. His research interests center on application of the Electronic Health Record and Clinical Informatics to improve quality, safety and outcomes. Patrick is particularly interested in interoperability and using informatics to drive highly reliable, efficient patient care.