Site Visits: Learning From Others

Sue Schade, CIO, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

What do NHS Trusts (hospitals in the UK), the Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS) and Brigham and Women’s Health Care (BWHC) have in common? They all think they can learn from our experience implementing an integrated electronic health record (EHR) at UMHS. We hosted a group from the UK in early July and hosted […]

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MiChart: The Beat Goes On

Sue Schade, CIO, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

Walking down the hall at our University Hospital last week, I ran into a UMHS senior leader I hadn’t seen in weeks. He asked me how MiChart was going — that’s the program name for our new integrated electronic health record. I said, “very well.” I joked there are no picket lines outside my office and […]

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IT Takes A Village

Sue Schade, CIO, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

Like many health care provider organizations, the University of Michigan Health System is rolling out a new integrated electronic health record — a program we call MiChart. In just three days, we will be flipping the switch for the inpatient modules at our three hospitals with nearly 1,000 beds. The inpatient modules will be fully […]

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Kent Hoyos, CIO, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Chapter 1

Kent Hoyos, CIO, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

About Pomona Valley
Soarian in hospital, NextGen in ambulatory
“Building block approach” to implementation—“We tried to really roll it out in intelligent blocks.”
Contract provision with Siemens
Financials in late summer/early fall
West Coast user groups

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Jeff Pearson, VP & CIO, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, Chapter 1

Jeff Pearson, VP & CIO, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals & Clinics

About Trinity Mother Frances
Big bang in hospitals & clinics
Pushing back go-live — “We wanted to test out all of our scenarios.”
Metrics for determining success
Managing productivity loss — “Our folks stepped up.”
Epic’s role in MU attestation

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