Why Remote Should Be A Possibility

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It happens twice a year. My former coworkers and I meet up for happy hour to catch up on each other’s lives, show pictures of our kids, and reminisce about the old days. But at one point, I noticed that the same thing kept happening. After we had relived some of our favorite memories, we’d […]

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Ed Grogan, VP & CIO, Calvert Health System, Chapter 1

Ed Grogan, VP & CIO, Calvert Health System

About Calvert
Allscripts ED, NextGen in ambulatory
9-month EHR selection process: deep dives of “the big 3”
Meditech’s population health roadmap
Using consultants
17 focus groups — “We wanted to engage all the major stakeholders in the organization.”
Physician advisory council

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CHIME: MU Stage 3 Is “Unworkable”

Chuck Christian, VP/Technology & Engagement, Indiana Health Information Exchange

In comments submitted to CMS, CHIME expressed concern that Meaningful Use stage 3 is “too ambitious” and called for several key changes, including a 90-day reporting period for the first year of compliance. “With so few providers having demonstrated Stage 2 capabilities, we question the underlying feasibility of many requirements and question the logic of building […]

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Tom Pacek, VP & CIO, Inspira Health Network, Chapter 2

Tom Pacek, VP & CIO, Inspira Health Network

Selling ACOs to the board
Gathering data — “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”
Physician trust factor — “The lines are blurred now.”
South NJ’s “robust” HIE
Merger with Underwood Memorial
Working with Comcast to enable “complete redundancy”
Importance of board support

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David Baker, VP of IT, St. Joseph Health, Chapter 3

David Baker, VP of IS, St. Joseph Health

Innovation Institute’s Shark Tank sessions
“Ever-maturing” security roadmap
Taking a page from finance
“Blend of responsibilities” as VP of IT
From “cutthroat” industries to healthcare — “I wasn’t sure what to expect”
Rounding & interacting with the staff
Building a diverse team

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