Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 4

Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

Balancing staff workloads
Computer-assisted coding
Lessons learned from the military — “You have to depend on your people.”
From PACS administrator to CIO
Why Hugh Chatham is home

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Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 3

Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

Best-of-breed vs. consolidated systems
Epic isn’t for everyone
Going from a mid-sized organization to a smaller hospital
Hugh Chatham’s IT push — “We’re showing where technology can take the organization.”
Dealing with red tape
Overseeing IT & HIM

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Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 2

Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

Patchwork HIE
Data ownership issues — “It’s supposed to be about the patient.”
Teleneurology with on-call specialists
Tracking readmission data
The Burger King mentality — “It’s easy to turn into a best-of-breed.”
Preparing for RAC audits

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Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 1

Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

About Hugh Chatham
CPSI at the core, Medhost in the ED
Skipping the warm-up & jumping right into the CIO role
Patch Tuesdays — “We’re constantly fixing something.”
Weighing privacy and sanitation issues with palm vein scanning
Iris biometrics — “I liked the cutting-edge technology”
Attesting to MU

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