Rick Allen, CIO, Southern Regional Medical Center, Chapter 1

Rick Allen, CIO, Southern Regional Medical Center

About Southern Regional
Making data “push, not pull”
Change management — “You struggle with how much the organization can absorb at once.”
Yellow-lighting projects
Research before the role to walk in “with your eyes open.”
Cleaning up a fragmented IT environment

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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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Theresa Meadows, SVP & CIO, Cook Children’s Health Care System, Chapter 2

Theresa Meadows, SVP/CIO, Cook Children’s Health Care System

Pediatric EHRs & the functionality gap
Partnering with athenahealth & Meditech
“We really worked hand-in-hand to build that pediatric functionality.”
Challenges with dosing, growth charts & vaccine schedules
Harnessing the power of texting
Innovation in focus — “If we lose sight, nobody will have their eye on the ball.”

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Ed Grogan, VP & CIO, Calvert Health System, Chapter 1

Ed Grogan, VP & CIO, Calvert Health System

About Calvert
Allscripts ED, NextGen in ambulatory
9-month EHR selection process: deep dives of “the big 3”
Meditech’s population health roadmap
Using consultants
17 focus groups — “We wanted to engage all the major stakeholders in the organization.”
Physician advisory council

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