Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center, Chapter 2

Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center

Thoughts on MU — “It’s given us better information on the patient.”
Using health coaches
Meds reconciliation — “It was wrong about 98 percent of the time”
Reducing readmissions & ED visits
Standalone hospital in a large IDN world
Being a “major economic force” in the area


Bernie Clement, CIO, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Chapter 1

Bernie Clement, CIO, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

About Thibodaux Regional
Meditech in the hospital, eClinicalWorks in clinics
MU as “a key driver”
CPOE steering committee
Focus on physician engagement — “They want to understand why we’re changing something.”
Data analytics with Health Catalyst


CHIME Asking For Flexibility, Clarification On Proposed MU Changes

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

In comments submitted late last week, CHIME offered general support for the Meaningful Use incentive programs, but is asking for additional flexibility with the proposed changes, which were released in late May. CHIME is asking that CMS allow providers to choose any three-month quarter for an EHR reporting period in the next federal fiscal year […]


Jeff Young, CIO, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Chapter 3

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

MU – Stage 1 in hospitals, stage 1/year 2 for EPs
Teenage patients & confidentiality—“It’s definitely a challenge”
Children’s Hospital Network
eClinicalWorks’ CCMR
His early CIO days — “I spent quite a bit of time out on the floors.”
Looking ahead to 2020


Kent Hoyos, CIO, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Chapter 2

Kent Hoyos, CIO, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

Building the IT team & infrastructure
Physician Care Connect Committee
Achieving a “flawless” go-live
Focus on optimization
Attesting to stage 1, year 2
Frustration with ICD-10 delay
“We’re not moving at a pace that feels very safe.”