Matthew Chambers, CIO, Baylor Scott & White Health, Chapter 2

Matthew Chambers, CIO, Baylor Scott & White

Laying out an IT vision — “This was a great time for us to reboot.”
Epic at S&W, Allscripts at Baylor
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
Clinician engagement — “That warms my heart”
Lessons learned along the way
The clinical architecture layer cake


Dan Waltz, VP & CIO, MidMichigan Health, Chapter 1


About MidMichgan Health
Affiliating with University of Michigan Health System to “share our strengths.”
Allscripts in practices, Cerner in hospitals
Outsourcing to Cerner
“We’re looking at various ways to centralize most of the services.”
HIE mergers
Getting docs on board with data exchange


Dave Garrett, SVP & CIO, Novant Health, Chapter 1

Dave Garrett, SVP & CIO, Novant Health

About Novant
From 90 billing systems & 12 EMRs to 1 integrated system (Epic)
Completing a 5-year rollout in 2 years
“Bigger and bigger” waves
Novant Health Community Connect
Getting past cost — “You can always find something cheaper.”
One patient, one record, one remarkable experience


KLAS: Epic, Cerner Ride the Buying Wave While Others Struggle to Stay Afloat

Colin Buckley, Strategic Operations Director, KLAS

As organizations shift their focus to the next three to five years, a significant number are looking to replace their existing acute care EMR systems. But for vendors looking to land new clients, the news isn’t good, as the majority of those looking to make a move already have a specific platform in mind, according […]


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

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

About Union Hospital of CC
Creating affiliations to improve patient care
Being an early Meditech 6.1 adopter — “We’re willing to take the risk.”
Customizing the surgery module
Staff exchange with Frederick Memorial
The 5 I’s — from implementation to industry expertise
PHI education