Jeff Young, CIO, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Chapter 2

Jeff Young, CIO, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

EHR-infusion pump interoperability
Partnering with Cerner & CareFusion to “create a safety net around high-risk meds.”
Dosing concerns with pediatric patients — “We’re hyper-diligent about this.”
Showing concrete metrics
Being an innovative organization — “There’s a level of excitement.”
Training staff in CAC & dual-coding


Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 4

Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

Balancing staff workloads
Computer-assisted coding
Lessons learned from the military — “You have to depend on your people.”
From PACS administrator to CIO
Why Hugh Chatham is home


KLAS: Getting By With A Little Help From Consultants

With ICD-10 Looming, Providers Need Help, Says KLAS

In light of concerns regarding the lack of ICD-10-readiness, healthcare organizations are turning to third-party consulting firms to help overcome challenges with the technology and provide training, according to new data from KLAS. In the report — ICD-10 Perception 2012: Can Technology Relieve Readiness Issues — the majority of providers said they have tapped consultants […]


Judy Comitto, CIO, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Chapter 1

Judy Comitto, VP of IT & CIO, Trinitas Regional Medical Center

An Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager Shop
Tying MU activities to ICD-10 preparation
Front-end physician documentation/progress notes
Voice recognition, CAC and Hyland for document imaging
Kudos to the ICD-10 delay
Balancing need for discrete data with burden on clinicians


KLAS: ICD-10 Concerns Push Providers to Consider CAC Solutions

ICD-10 is driving sales of computer-assisted-coding solutions

With concerns about readiness to meet the ICD-10 deadline still top of mind, nearly half of providers are planning to purchase an inpatient computer-assisted coding (CAC) solution within the next two years, according to a new KLAS report — Computer-Assisted Coding: A Glimpse at the Future of HIM Technology. The report found that many providers […]