Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chapter 2

Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Patient engagement & entertainment platform
Personalized treatment
Rebuilding analytics — “It requires a heavy IT investment.”
Using consultants
Staff engagement — “It’s incredibly important to me.”
Rounding & face-to-face talks to “feel the pulse of the facility.”

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Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chapter 1

Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

About CTCA
“We provide an integrated approach to cancer care”
Engaging patients — “They’re part of the care team.”
Videoconferencing to communicate with scattered staff
Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager
Personalized care
Heavy portal usage — “It’s part of the culture that we build around.”

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Steve Stanic, VP & CIO, Mississippi Baptist Health System, Chapter 2

Steve Stanic, VP & CIO, Mississippi Baptist Health System

Patient portals — “The toughest measure to hit.”
His team’s 5-point engagement strategy
Shifting responsibilities
Mississippi Affiliated Network
“We needed a strategy so we’re not always at the mercy of Medicare or Blue Cross.”
Improving throughput — “That’s the name of the game now.”

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Bring A Laptop To Your Next Doctor’s Appointment

Dale Sanders, SVP for Strategy, Health Catalyst (former CIO, Cayman Islands HSA)

When I started teaching at Northwestern in 2005, it had been a quite a few years since I’d been in an academic setting for anything other than guest lectures. In the time that had expired towards 2005, the students all had laptops and the classrooms had WiFi. I thought the student were taking notes and […]

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Don’t Get Taken For A Ride

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Two please,” I said to the girl operating the merry-go-round as I handed her a $20 bill. “Tokens only,” she said, pointing to a massive vending machine that looked more suited to dispense kegs than tokens. I moved out of line and over to the machine, attempting to figure out the necessary transaction before all […]

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