Cletis Earle, VP & CIO, St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Chapter 2

Cletis Earle, VP & CIO, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

Consistent voice with community docs – “We all say the same thing.”
Patient alerts — “They’re starting to see the benefits.”
Building excitement around data analytics
Hudson Valley’s core initiative
Getting innovative with bus routes
Breaking down silos
“It’s trying to figure out, what can we do next?”

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Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center, Chapter 2

Michael Martz, CIO, Meadville Medical Center

Thoughts on MU — “It’s given us better information on the patient.”
Using health coaches
Meds reconciliation — “It was wrong about 98 percent of the time”
Reducing readmissions & ED visits
Standalone hospital in a large IDN world
Being a “major economic force” in the area

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Fernando Martinez, SVP & CIO, Parkland Hospital & Health System, Chapter 1

Fernando Martinez, SVP & CIO, Parkland Hospital & Health System

About Parkland
“Primarily an Epic shop”
Attesting to MU stage 2
Safety net hospitals & care transitions
Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI)
Reducing readmissions using predictive analytics
Focus on innovation — “I feel very privileged to be here.”

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The Idiot’s Guide to Drastically Reducing Readmissions

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

Problems fall into two boxes; easy and difficult. An easy problem to solve is “Do you want fries with your order?” A more complex problem, one I faced two weeks ago, was helping my daughter buy a dress for the eighth-grade dance. I have some experience buying clothes, some experience going to dances, and even some […]

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Can You Decrease Readmissions By 50 Percent?

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

The June 10, 2014 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) featured the article, ‘Technology is the key to patient engagement at the individual level.’ It is worth reading. It got me wondering about how we define engagement, wondering about engaging patients, and about engaged patients. I think engaged patients are the result of different […]

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