Having worked in different industries on different continents, Tarun Ghosh brings an outside’s perspective to the common challenges facing healthcare CIO. And now that he’s here, Ghosh is certainly knee-deep in those common challenges. From getting on a certified version of his core vendor’s EMR software (McKesson), to devising sound physician alignment strategies, to archiving the Meaningful Use Stage 1 measures, Ghosh has quite a bit on his plate. To learn more about how he’s shaken things up at Fremont-Rideout since taking the reins, healthsystemCIO.com editor Anthony Guerra recently caught up with the California-based CIO.
About Fremont-Rideout — “We’re not very big but we’re not very small, and we have a little bit of everything”
Physician alignment strategies — California-style
Leveraging Stark — “Governance is the key to staying in compliance”
Running a McKesson/QuadraMed shop, Empower for EDIS
Moving to McKesson 10.3, reviewing the vendor