Michael Elley, System VP of IT, OhioHealth, Chapter 1

The factor that plays the biggest role in determining a project’s success? Having a staff that’s invested and engaged, says Michael Elley. The best way to ensure that? By having both operations and IT take the lead.

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Reconfiguring Health IT Career Ladders

When the dust settles after an implementation, what happens to those who were recruited to make it a success? Dan Kinsella has some thoughts on how to leverage this talent to help the organization evolve.

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Bobbie Byrne, MD, EVP & CIO, Edward-Elmhurst Health, Chapter 1

Sometimes the most important partnership you have is with a competitor, says CIO Bobbie Byrne, who talks about the value that physician engagement, support, and training can play in planning a successful rollout.

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Chris Paravate, CIO, Northeast Georgia Health System, Chapter 1

If you’re going to embark on an “aggressive” EHR rollout, there are several pieces that need to be in place, says CIO Chris Paravate. One of those is workflow training, which should start long before go-live.

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Ken Deans, VP & CIO, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Chapter 1

About Chesapeake Regional
Migrating to Epic
Flexibility with go-live — “We’re not trying to meet a date for the sake of meeting a date.”
Epic Connect model with Good Help Inc.
Biweekly meetings – “We want to be nimble.”
Focus on workflow and process improvement
“Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good.”

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