Saving Face

Mobile devices have changed the way people communicate. As leaders, even if you’ve never so much as Tweeted, you need to educate yourself about social media platforms and manage the way your team uses them, says Kate Gamble.

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Sajid Ahmed, Chief Information & Innovation Officer, MLK Community Hospital, Chapter 2

One of the secrets to being able to go big-bang with an EHR in just nine months? Keeping the golden rule in mind, says Sajid Ahmed, who talks about MLK Hospital’s unique journey.

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Ken Lawonn, SVP & CIO, Sharp HealthCare, Chapter 2

Health plan & the “interesting dynamic” with payers
Creating an IT risk management department
Educational awareness — “Healthcare workers tend to be trusting.”
Rise of the CISO
Posturing for pop health — “It’s not scalable with the existing technology.”
Mobility steering committee
Allscripts’ FollowMyHealth portal

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Theresa Meadows, SVP & CIO, Cook Children’s Health Care System, Chapter 1

About Cook Children’s
Focus on ambulatory growth — “It’s critical to our overall system strategy.”
Meditech in hospital, athenahealth in physician practices
Upgrading to Meditech 6.1
Enabling mobility — “Clinicians are always in motion.”
Telehealth pilot
MU reporting metrics — “They’re still mostly very adult-driven.”

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HIMSS Analytics: Mobile Device Use Rising, But Doubters Remain

Mobile devices continue to dominate the healthcare space, according to the latest HIMSS Analytics Essentials Brief, which found that the both the number of hospitals using smartphones and tablets and the number of devices deployed throughout healthcare organizations have increased steadily over the past few years. In the survey, which included responses from 139 clinicians, […]

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