Contemplating Stage 7, Part 2: Beyond Just Achieving Benchmarks

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The real challenge for many organizations will be whether Stage 7 can realistically be achieved with your existing vendors. If you are using a single-vendor approach, like many Epic, Meditech, or Cerner hospitals are, the data elements that need to flow between modules or department clinical applications already exist. The need to use BMV in […]

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Frank Fear, VP & CIO, Memorial Healthcare, Chapter 1

Frank Fear, VP & CIO, Memorial Healthcare

About Memorial Healthcare
Competition with nearby cities
Integrated system vs best-of-breed
Meditech in the hospital, Allscripts in ambulatory
Getting practices on one EHR — “It’s been a long road.”
Memorial’s rollout methodology

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Jonathan Goldberg, VP of IT & CIO, St. Peter’s Health Partners, Chapter 3

Jonathan Goldberg, VP of IS & CIO, St. Peter's Health Partners

HIEs in upstate NY
“We’ll always have multiple systems. That’s a reality.”
Frustration with portals — “I’m not sure the patients know what they want.”
CareLogistics for patient flow
A “major transformation” in clinical care
IT rounding
Avoiding the “flavor-of-the-day” mentally

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Jonathan Goldberg, VP of IT & CIO, St. Peter’s Health Partners, Chapter 2

Jonathan Goldberg, VP of IS & CIO, St. Peter's Health Partners

To integrate or not — “The business needs to be the driver.”
When it pays to wait
Creating a physician enterprise
Saying no to rip-and-replace
“The days of objecting to good business decisions are over.”
Real dialogue between docs and IT

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CHIME Policy Chat: Are Vendors Ready For Stage 2… Or Not?

Sharon Canner, Senior Director of Advocacy, CHIME

MU 2 & vendor readiness
Gathering data — “ONC is a very data-driven agency”
Broadening the “limited view”
Call to action for CIOs — “Policy change takes work”
Grassroots efforts targeting standards
CHIME’s new leader

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