Ken Lawonn, SVP & CIO, Sharp HealthCare, Chapter 1

About Sharp HealthCare
Hospitals on Cerner, practices on Allscripts
Leveraging dbMotion’s HIE to present “an integrated view.”
Internally developed data warehouse
Short-term & long-term costs of a single-vendor approach
Predictive analytics — “You’ve got to be able to capture that data.”

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Mark Kilborn, CIO, Springhill Medical Center, Chapter 2

Docs pushing for CPOE — “That tells me they’ve embraced technology”
Going live with Allscripts in 2004 (pushed back by a hurricane)
“Workflows have changed dramatically.”
Keeping clinicians “happy”
Outsourced IT department — “My job is to be CIO.”
IT as a “diving buddy check”
Honesty in vendor-client relationships

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Mark Kilborn, CIO, Springhill Medical Center, Chapter 1

About Springhill MC — “It is a competitive market.”
Being a showcase for Allscripts
Working with developers to “maximize efficiency”
HIMSS Stage 7 — “You have to have all hands on deck.”
Shared best practices
Convincing docs to go electronic — “That’s a tough pill to swallow.”

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Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chapter 1

About CTCA
“We provide an integrated approach to cancer care”
Engaging patients — “They’re part of the care team.”
Videoconferencing to communicate with scattered staff
Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager
Personalized care
Heavy portal usage — “It’s part of the culture that we build around.”

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David Baker, VP of IT, St. Joseph Health, Chapter 1

About St. Joseph Health
Standardizing 16 hospitals to 5.6.5 — “It’s been a long journey, but it’s been necessary.”
80-15-5 formula
Virtualization with Citrix, Imprivata & UniPrint
Rebranded IT approach — “What do you want to see from an IT system?”
Getting feedback from users on the floor
“Entrepreneurial spirit” at St. Joseph

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