Reconciling More Than Medications

While most efforts to coordinate medication management across the continuum are geared toward chronic care, there are other patients who can benefit from steps in the right direction, says Kate Huvane Gamble.

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Jake Dorst, CIO, Meritus Health, Chapter 1

About Meritus
Meditech in inpatient, Allscripts in outpatient
Data sharing with CRISP
Using Empower to create a unified patient record
“One goal at a time”
Physician advisory meetings
Piloting PatientTouch in a small department — “We could control it better.”

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CHIME Study Highlights Bar-Coding Success at Cook Children’s

Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, has achieved wide adoption of an electronic bar-coding system that verifies medication delivery is correct before pediatric patients receive it. The organization’s story is featured in an in-depth case study, “Changing the Culture: One Hospital’s Journey to Improve Care Delivery with Bedside Medication Verification,” developed by CHIME. […]

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Phyllis Teater, Associate VP/CIO, Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University, Chapter 1

Garnering the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 award
Wexner’s eHealth journey
Becoming an Epic shop, going big bang
Getting away from best of breed
Clearing the final Stage 7 hurdles
Interfacing with non-Epic health systems
Mega HIT investments and ROI

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