Expansion Doesn’t Always Mean Growth

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

“So what’s the vision for the company? What’s the vision for growth and expansion?” asked a CIO friend Kate and I were having lunch with. “Um, well, you know, we’re just doing what we do and trying to do it better and better, and we’ve launched a few new products in the last few months, […]


Beth Fredette, CIO, The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton, Chapter 1

Beth Fredette, CIO, The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton

About Dayton Children’s
Partnership with Greenway
Using Medicity to connect with community docs
Epic’s Care EveryWhere Network & Ohio’s CliniSync HIE
MU hurdles: quality measures & patient access
Success with MyKidsChart
Destination 2020


Data Security Without Alcatraz

Yiscah Bracha, PhD, AVP, QI Healthcare Analtyics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Like many organizations, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s current state for data, reporting, business intelligence and analytics is emergent rather than designed. Information Services (IS) manages the transactional systems producing data, but it never has had the infrastructure or the capacity to respond to all information needs across the enterprise. To meet demand, it began distributing data […]


The Meaningful Use Stage 2 Finish Line

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

Hospitals across the country have until September 30 to complete their 2014 reporting period for Meaningful Use Stage 2. Recently, Ashish Jha and Julia Adler-Milstein published important articles in Health Affairs about the current state of EHRs  and Health Information Exchange. What can we learn about the status of Meaningful Use Stage 2 across the country? […]


Bernie Clement, CIO, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Chapter 1

Bernie Clement, CIO, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

About Thibodaux Regional
Meditech in the hospital, eClinicalWorks in clinics
MU as “a key driver”
CPOE steering committee
Focus on physician engagement — “They want to understand why we’re changing something.”
Data analytics with Health Catalyst