Bill Neil, VP & CIO, Indian River Medical Center, Chapter 3

Bill Neil, VP/CIO, Indian River Medical Center

Preparing for Stage 2
Looking for ways to cut costs
Staff retention challenges — “The pool isn’t growing.”
Benchmarking against other orgs
From large IDN to community hospital
Advice for new CIOs — “Get on the CEO’s radar.”

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Bill Neil, VP & CIO, Indian River Medical Center, Chapter 2

Bill Neil, VP/CIO, Indian River Medical Center

Imprivata SSO
Revising the roadmap
IRMC’s “Heart and lung transplant”
Fine-tuning Paragon
Marketing to patients in the practice setting
Preparing for MU audits — “We’ve documented everything very well.”
No plans for M&A

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Bill Neil, VP & CIO, Indian River Medical Center, Chapter 1

Bill Neil, VP/CIO, Indian River Medical Center

About Indian River
Seasonal volumes & heavy Medicare/Medicaid population
Strategically scheduling IT projects
Rolling out an EHR roadmap
eClinicalWorks in practices & urgent care clinics
Going with Paragon — “We made that leap of faith”
“Infrequent admitters”

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Paul Foelsch, VP of IS & CIO, Mercy Hospital Iowa City, Chapter 2

Paul Foelsch, VP of IS & CIO, Mercy Hospital Iowa City

Piloting HIE
Challenges with patient matching
Mercy On Call
Working with RelayHealth to connect docs & patients
Patients embracing technology — “There’s going to be more of a demand for that.”
Lessons learned in disaster planning

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Paul Foelsch, VP of IS & CIO, Mercy Hospital Iowa City, Chapter 1

Paul Foelsch, VP of IS & CIO, Mercy Hospital Iowa City

About Mercy Hospital
McKesson shop (HBOC user since early 90s)
Sunquest in lab, Cerner in radiology & Philips in cardiology
Eyeing Stage 7
One EHR for owned practices, 17 for affiliated docs
Horizon vs Paragon
Reimbursement concerns with telemedicine — “It’s still an issue”

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