Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care, Chapter 2

Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care

The “game-changing” patient portal
Cerner EHR & GE scheduling
Improving care transitions — “We’re not just doing this for MU.”
Stage 2 practice run
Slow progress of MU 2 — “I’m not surprised.”
New ICD-10 strategy
Foresight with new building design

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The One Time Bending Won’t Break You

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

As soon as I heard my phone start buzzing, I just knew. I didn’t even need to look at it to confirm it was the daycare center calling to say Austin didn’t feel well. My husband and I were on the fence about sending him in that morning— he was cranky and lethargic (likely a […]

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Survey Finds Large Gap Between M&A Expectations And Realities

How Big Is The Gap Between M&A Planning and Execution?

Although hospital mergers and acquisitions have become increasingly common, the process is still fraught with roadblocks. And for many CIOs, it’s a much bumpier ride than they anticipated, according to the September healthsystemCIO.com SnapSurvey, which revealed a wide gap between expectations and post-merger realities. Not surprisingly, the majority (65 percent) of CIOs indicated they had […]

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Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care, Chapter 1

Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care

About MU Health
Partnering with Cerner on the Tiger Institute — “We are providing constant feedback.”
Pushing the boundaries
Change management
Attesting to MU 2 — “It definitely wasn’t without pain.”
Regrouping after ICD-10 delay

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Eric Yablonka, VP & CIO, University of Chicago Medicine, Chapter 3

Eric Yablonka, VP & CIO, University of Chicago Medicine

The balancing act of innovation & day-to-day tasks
Creating “the healthcare organization of the future”
Recruiting analysts from outside health IT
14 years at U of C
The role that was “too good to pass up”
Opportunities for today’s CIOs
“The learning doesn’t end.”

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