Clinical Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine, Stanford University
Dr. Imler is clinical associate professor in pediatric emergency medicine and hospital medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is additionally board certified in clinical informatics and spends his time focused on clinical decision making, practice variation and clinician behavior change towards the goal improving health outcomes for all patients.
Involving clinicians is key: How Emergency Medicine buy-in is central to successful Hospital at Home implementations
Hospital at Home is emerging as a central infrastructure in the future of value-based care. Despite the potential and emphasis placed on this intervention, to date the volume of patients has been relatively small. This talk emphasizes the necessity to involve clinicians in these hospital system level interventions to ensure success and avoid internal landmines.