Joel Taylor, SVP & CIO, CarePoint Health System, Chapter 2

Joel Taylor, SVP & CIO, CarePoint Health System

3 steps to coordinated care
Attesting to MU 2
Engaging with elderly patients — “It’s a struggle.”
Waiting on HIEs and ACOs — “There are a lot of decisions to be made before going down that path.”
IT staff of 130
Leadership strategy – “Hire the right people.”

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Joel Taylor, SVP & CIO, CarePoint Health System, Chapter 1

Joel Taylor, SVP & CIO, CarePoint Health System

About CarePoint
Upgrading to the newest Meditech version — “Staying where you are is not a good business decision.”
eClinicalWorks in owned practices
Data-sharing hurdles — “They certainly don’t make it easy for us.”
Creating a defined risk management process
“Now it happens as a matter of our day-to-day business.”

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James Wellman, CIO, Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Chapter 1

James Wellman, CIO, Comanche County Memorial Hospital

About Comanche County
McKesson in acute, eClinicalWorks in ambulatory
Transition from Horizon to Paragon — “It was quite an interesting challenge.”
Outsourced IT & the “added layer of complexity.”
Attesting to MU — “It wasn’t ‘we barely made it.’
Continued optimization with Paragon 13 — “It’s another opportunity to tackle.”

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Jeff Young, CIO, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Chapter 1

Jeff Young, CIO, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

About Children’s Hospitals & Clinics
Vision “to be every family’s partner in raising the health of their children”
From PBM world to CIO
Cerner Millenium in acute, eClinicalWorks in physician practices
Steering docs down the path of an integrated system
Physician leaders & work groups — “The community was very active.”
“There are always going to be a number of tweaks.”

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KLAS: Third-Party Vendors Cornering the ACO Market

Eric Bermudez, Research Director, KLAS

When it comes to meeting the needs of physician-led ACOs, which are becoming increasingly common, third-party ACO vendors are getting a leg up on the competition, according to new research from KLAS. The report — Physician ACOs 2014: Variations on the Accountable Care Theme — found that physician organizations now lead more ACOs than hospitals […]

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