Ken Deans, VP & CIO, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Chapter 2

Ken Deans, VP & CIO, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

Focus on analytics — “Information is what you need to focus on the running the business”
Enterprise 5-year IT strategic plan
“Each year you have to reassess it and be willing to move and change.”
Communication strategy
Timing of MU & Epic go-live
ICD-10 – “America is not prepared for it.”

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Organizational Health, Part 2: Time To Get Personal

David Miller, CIO, Optimum Healthcare IT (former CIO, UAMS)

In this blog, I’d like to begin to look at some of the components or characteristics that comprise a healthy organization. As you might expect, it starts at the top. You must have a senior management team that works well together. If members of the leadership team are not working in a unified manner, there […]

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The Leader’s Reputation Dashboard

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

Last year, our family did something we had never done before. Since our childhood, my wife and I both have always had a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at home. In 2014, we decided to do something different, we decided to take a family trip with the three kids to a place none of us had been […]

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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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To Have And To Withhold

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

One of the very top highlights of the week for me is going to church. I love the music, the message, and just hanging with others who are similarly seeking a connection with God. One of the things I do there every week is just pour my heart out to God. I usually just lay […]

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