Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County, Chapter 2

Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County

Success of CRISP — “They listen to the folks that are doing the work on a daily basis.”
Preparing for ICD-10 & computer-assisted coding
Improving workflow — “It can be very labor intensive”
“Fragmented” portals
Working with AT&T and Vivify to create Bluetooth-enabled kits
“It has to be a clinical-IT partnership.”

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An Overview Of HIMSS15

John Halamka, MD, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Interoperability is big at HIMSS in 2015. The challenge of patient identification and finding the location of patient records are important informatics problems to solve. I spoke to Surescripts and the CommonWell Health Alliance. Surescripts is piloting with 3 vendors and CommonWell is embraced by many vendors […]

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Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County, Chapter 1

Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County

About Union Hospital
Early adopter of Meditech 6.1 & scribe functionality
“The organization has embraced the concept.”
Partnership with Meditech — “We have a very clear escalation path.”
MU 2 challenges
Direct messaging with DataMotion
Maryland & Delaware HIEs

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Kevin Groskreutz, Division CIO, Hospital Sisters Health System, Chapter 3

Kevin Groskreutz, Division CIO, Ancillary Systems, Hospital Sisters Health System

From IT manager to Division CIO
HSHS’ transformation — “It has become a lot more transparent.”
Consolidating IT services to enable “high capacity, high availability”
Thinking like a for-profit
MU — A step in the right direction, but “implementation was challenging.”
Evolution of patient engagement
“It’s enough to keep me busy for the next 20 years.”

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Gene Thomas, VP & CIO, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Chapter 2

Gene Thomas, VP & CIO, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport

The evolving CIO role
“Analytics is not the answer; it’s a large part of the answer.”
Data-driven decision making
Selling the board on analytics — “It’s important to build consensus.”
The CIO’s many hats
Portal adoption is “fundamental and pivotal in terms of population management.”
Learning from Google, Apple & Walmart

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