David Quirke, Corporate CIO, Trivergent Health Alliance, Chapter 2

Although cybersecurity and patient engagement are certainly high on the list, Trivergent Health’s top priority in 2017 is to stay true to the mission of deploying technologies that help caregivers, says CIO David Quirke.

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Brian Sterud, VP of IT & CIO, Faith Regional Health Services, Chapter 1

About Faith Regional
Being independent — “From an IT perspective, it’s incredible.”
Soarian in the hospital, NextGen in clinics
EHR evaluation process in Q1 2016 — “We’re exploring our options.”
Data flow between hospital & clinics
Biggest MU 2 hurdles
Leveraging MobileMD to hit thresholds

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Patty Lavely, SVP & CIO, Gwinnett Health System, Chapter 1

About Gwinnett Health System
Navigating a major EHR selection process
Strong demo participation — “We’re trying to obtain as much input as possible.”
Acquiring primary care practices
Georgia’s HIE model — “A network of networks”
Challenges of attesting to MU 2 with Horizon

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Arthur Crowe, VP of Support Services & CIO, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Chapter 2

Challenges with device security
The “easy win” of guest wireless
Customizing NextGen for docs
Nearly delaying MU 1 — “Taking penalties is not a popular subject”
Diving and conquering big projects
Frequent team meetings
CEO support — “It’s definitely a shot in the arm.”

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KLAS: Third-Party Portals Getting Locked Out By MU 2

Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements are pushing patient portals to the top of the CIO’s priority list — particularly EMR vendor products that offer increased interoperability, according to new data from KLAS. In the report, a large majority (84 percent) of providers identified EMR integration as their primary portal selection criterion, while compatibility with other […]

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