Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center, Chapter 3

Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center

From Seattle to PA
First healthcare CIO role — “I’m constantly on a learning curve”
Meadville’s “strong focus on virtualization”
Downtime for “the most absurd reason”
His leadership philosophy — “It’s figuring out how to serve them.”
Being beta tester #1

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To Play Or Not To Play

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

When I woke up this morning to the usual sounds of my phone alarm, I had a startling realization when I saw the date: September 11. It’s hard to believe it’s been 13 years since the events that changed us as a nation so dramatically. I remember the day like it was yesterday; the horrific […]

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Eric Yablonka, VP & CIO, University of Chicago Medicine, Chapter 1

Eric Yablonka, VP & CIO, University of Chicago Medicine

About University of Chicago Medicine
Phoenix Project: multi-year Epic implementation
Phased approach vs big bang
“You’re often stuck in a hybrid environment between systems.”
Focus on optimization
Closed staff model
Bench to bedside research: “It really is a team sport.”

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Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center, Chapter 2

Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center

Thoughts on MU — “It’s given us better information on the patient.”
Using health coaches
Meds reconciliation — “It was wrong about 98 percent of the time”
Reducing readmissions & ED visits
Standalone hospital in a large IDN world
Being a “major economic force” in the area

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Rick Skinner, Chief Information and Technology Officer, UVA Health System, Chapter 3

Rick Skinner, Chief Information and Technology Officer, Univ. Virginia Health System

Title of chief information and technology officer
Canada’s single-payer, government-sponsored system
Standardized performance measures
Oahu’s integrated record system — “A vision of how it could be.”
Managed care in the 90s
Population health lessons from GB & Singapore
Returning to the front lines

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