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


Frank Fear, VP & CIO, Memorial Healthcare, Chapter 1

Frank Fear, VP & CIO, Memorial Healthcare

About Memorial Healthcare
Competition with nearby cities
Integrated system vs best-of-breed
Meditech in the hospital, Allscripts in ambulatory
Getting practices on one EHR — “It’s been a long road.”
Memorial’s rollout methodology


KLAS: Big Expectations From Small Practices Shaking Up EHR Market

Small Practices Want The Works On a Shoestring Budget

When it comes to EHRs, small practices have big expectations, and they aren’t afraid to cut ties if their needs aren’t being met. In a new report examining the ambulatory EHR market, KLAS found that practices with one to 10 physicians have the same needs in terms of functionality and vendor support as their larger […]