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

Anne Lara, RN, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County

Securing mobile devices — “PHI has become quite the commodity.”
ICD-10 taskforce
eCare with University of Maryland
Partnering with AT&T for remote monitoring
ROI & patient outcomes — “You have to look at things differently.”
From bedside oncology nurse to CIO

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Paul Foelsch, VP of IS & CIO, Mercy Hospital Iowa City, Chapter 1

Paul Foelsch, VP of IS & CIO, Mercy Hospital Iowa City

About Mercy Hospital
McKesson shop (HBOC user since early 90s)
Sunquest in lab, Cerner in radiology & Philips in cardiology
Eyeing Stage 7
One EHR for owned practices, 17 for affiliated docs
Horizon vs Paragon
Reimbursement concerns with telemedicine — “It’s still an issue”

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Reinventing The Patient Experience

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

As I was going up the stairs, I met a man who wasn’t there. Then I read an article espousing the ROI of EHR. I leave it to you to decide if these two activities are one in the same. I also read an article on reducing readmissions in this month’s HealthLeaders. Perhaps it is because […]

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Jeffrey Brown, CIO, Lawrence General Hospital, Chapter 2

Jeffrey Brown, CIO, Lawrence General Hospital

Going live with McKesson Paragon
Juggling multiple ambulatory EHRs — “The interoperability equation has become a lot less difficult.”
Readmission prevention
Forming an ICO — not an ACO
Merrimack Valley collaborative
HIEs — “It’s never a one-size-fits-all”

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Steve Shirley, VP of IT & CIO, Parkview Medical Center, Chapter 2

Steve Shirley, VP of IT & CIO, Parkview Medical Center

CoRHIO’s progress
Case management & frequent ER flyers
Six Sigma black belt
30-year prep course in banking — “We were change merchants”
Joining Parkview’s board
Clinical rounds — “You’ll never find me in my office”
Building the Pueblo workforce

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