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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David Baker, VP of IT, St. Joseph Health, Chapter 1

David Baker, VP of IS, St. Joseph Health

About St. Joseph Health
Standardizing 16 hospitals to 5.6.5 — “It’s been a long journey, but it’s been necessary.”
80-15-5 formula
Virtualization with Citrix, Imprivata & UniPrint
Rebranded IT approach — “What do you want to see from an IT system?”
Getting feedback from users on the floor
“Entrepreneurial spirit” at St. Joseph

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Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County, Chapter 2

Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County

Success of CRISP — “They listen to the folks that are doing the work on a daily basis.”
Preparing for ICD-10 & computer-assisted coding
Improving workflow — “It can be very labor intensive”
“Fragmented” portals
Working with AT&T and Vivify to create Bluetooth-enabled kits
“It has to be a clinical-IT partnership.”

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Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County, Chapter 1

Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County

About Union Hospital
Early adopter of Meditech 6.1 & scribe functionality
“The organization has embraced the concept.”
Partnership with Meditech — “We have a very clear escalation path.”
MU 2 challenges
Direct messaging with DataMotion
Maryland & Delaware HIEs

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