Sonya Christian, CIO, West Georgia Health System, Chapter 1

Sonya Christian, CIO, West Georgia Health System

About West Georgia Health
Being an early adopter — “We have the ear of the developers”
Balancing her team’s “competitive spirit” with a dose of practicality
The “on-ramp” to the Georgia HIN
Expanding data exchange beyond owned practices
Portal education during discharge

Share

KLAS: HIE Vendors Still Unable To Connect The Dots

HIEs Are Still Islands, Says KLAS

As organizations step up their data exchange efforts to meet the requirements of Meaningful Use, providers are finding that connectivity is still a major hurdle, according to a new KLAS report — Health Information Exchange 2012: Muddled in Interfaces. The report found that vendor satisfaction scores are on the decline, with providers citing inadequate support […]

Share

Maureen Hetu, CIO, Lourdes Health System, Chapter 3

Maureen Hetu, CIO, Lourdes Health System

HIE work with Novo/Medicity/Aetna
Is all healthcare, like politics, local?
BYOD strategies

Share

Heath Bell, CIO, KishHealth System, Chapter 2

*Developing an HIE strategy, Medicity at the core
*Dealing with the specialists (the oncology exception)
*Measuring up to Meaningful Use (going for S1 in 2012)
*”I think some of the timelines for the smaller facilities are going to be a challenge … ultimately, it should shift a little bit”
*Meditech comes through

Share

KLAS Report Highlights Public HIE Challenges

Likely due to issues around governance and funding, growth in private HIEs has far outstripped that in public exchanges, according to a new KLAS report, Health Information Exchanges: Rapid Growth in an Evolving Market. Since 2010, the number of live public HIEs rose from 37 to 67, while the number of live private HIEs mushroomed […]

Share