Frank DiSanzo, CIO, St. Peter’s Healthcare System, Chapter 2

Frank DiSanzo, Chief Information & Strategy Officer, St. Peter’s HealthCare System

EHR rollouts & revenue loss
Managing clinician expectations
A culture of inclusion —“In the interest of transparency…”
Being proactive about educating patients
Jersey Health Connect
RelayHealth’s cloud-based solution
CIOs “leaving our differences at the door”

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DARPA for Healthcare: An EMR Shootout

Building on a recent post about Peter Orszag’s resignation, and stimulus funding for healthcare IT…As long as we’re throwing money around by the billions… If I were Dr. Blumenthal, I’d dangle $500M ala DARPA in front of Amazon, Google, Nintendo, Facebook, salesforce, eBay– or any other capable body– and sponsor a shoot out: Build an inpatient/outpatient EMR and financial management system that will rock our world.

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Peter Orszag’s Resignation: Why CIOs Should Care

Before I levy my criticisms on Orszag and the mess that his philosophies will leave behind for healthcare CIOs, you need to understand that I’m as politically liberal as they come.  I voted for Obama and celebrated in Grant Park when he was elected.  However, while I’m a spendthrift with my money, I’m a tightwad […]

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HI(TECH) Anxiety – Part II

I had planned on including an expanded version of my June 5th post (HI(TECH) Anxiety) in the upcoming edition of SRS’ QuickHITs monthly newsletter. So in doing some additional research, I came across some interesting websites and facts that I thought I would share with www.healthsystemcio.com readers. First of all, the readership of www.healthsystemcio.com not […]

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HI(TECH) Anxiety

Here we are, just 15 months after HITECH’s enactment and the government’s “full court press” to drive HIT adoption is in full swing.  The dizzying pace of events over just these past three months has been enough to take one’s breath away.  So let’s pause for a moment, take a deep breath, recap some relevant […]

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