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Sarah Richardson, CIO, NCH Healthcare System, Chapter 1

Sarah Richardson, CIO, NCH Healthcare System

About NCH
Cerner in hospitals & physician practices
Fully outsourced IT shop — “It feels like we have 80-plus people when we only have 52”
NCH’s “matrixed” reporting structure
Reaching HIMSS Stage 7
“There’s no such thing as paperless.”
Smart room technology

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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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Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME, Chapter 2

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

Redesigning & minimizing — “We moved to more of a social media platform.”
CHIME/HIMSS Forum: CIO 3.0
Charting a course for “becoming a better leader.”
“We’re in the era of blatant plagiarism.”
The evolving role of the CIO
Innovation over new gadgets — “Change the world with what you already have.”
Time for collaboration

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Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME, Chapter 1

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

Modified MU requirements — “It’s a recognition of where we are in the process.”
Reaching the halfway point
“Occasionally you need to make small course corrections to stay on track.”
Need for ‘enforceable’ standards — “It’s a cornerstone”
ONC’s leadership exodus
Hiring of CIO Mike McCoy — “We’re excited about having people who lived in the trenches.”

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