Rick Follett, CIO, Good Samaritan Health System, Chapter 1

Rick Follett, CIO, Good Samaritan Health System

About Good Samaritan
Looking at a potential merger to “take advantage of scaled economies.”
McKesson Paragon in hospital, Medent in ambulatory
Data integration through CCDs
MU as a top priority
“Drilling deeper” to manage population health
Patient portal “proxy access”

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Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care, Chapter 2

Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care

The “game-changing” patient portal
Cerner EHR & GE scheduling
Improving care transitions — “We’re not just doing this for MU.”
Stage 2 practice run
Slow progress of MU 2 — “I’m not surprised.”
New ICD-10 strategy
Foresight with new building design

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Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care, Chapter 1

Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care

About MU Health
Partnering with Cerner on the Tiger Institute — “We are providing constant feedback.”
Pushing the boundaries
Change management
Attesting to MU 2 — “It definitely wasn’t without pain.”
Regrouping after ICD-10 delay

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Eric Yablonka, VP & CIO, University of Chicago Medicine, Chapter 2

Eric Yablonka, VP & CIO, University of Chicago Medicine

“Significant capital investments” in analytics
Updated IS strategic plan
Data highway — “It’s not enough just to be able to interface systems.”
Becoming an event-driven organization
Urban Health Initiative
MU 2 – “It’s a big lift.”
Watching and waiting with ACOs

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CHIME: Final Rule Jeopardizes Future Of MU

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

When CMS and ONC published the final rule last week granting additional flexibility for meeting Meaningful Use requirements in 2014, they failed to address a major issue, according to CHIME. The final rule will extend Stage 2 through 2016 for certain providers, and will push back Stage 3 until 2017. It will also grant providers […]

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