CSC, Deloitte, and Dell show the greatest depth and breadth of healthcare IT advisory engagement, appearing in almost all IT advisory areas, according to a new report from KLAS — Advisory Services: Navigating the Maze of Performance and Choice. (Click on the player below to hear a Podcast interview with report authors Bird & Smith) […]
Despite a slight decline in SSO customer satisfaction ratings over the past two years, providers generally report the technology to be a valuable purchase, especially related to workflow simplification, according to new KLAS report, “Single Sign-On: To Identity Management and Beyond.” Imprivata took the lead with a score of 83.6 out of 100, followed by Microsoft (83.2) and HealthCast (82.4). Carefx and Novell are also highlighted in this report. Addendum information is included for IBM, Passlogix and FairWarning.
Almost overnight, it seems, the qualifications for being considered a top CIO have changed. No longer do you get a pat on the back for successfully implementing a hospital information system, supporting EMR installations in affiliated practices or even achieving high levels of CPOE and clinician engagement. Now, that’s all stakes to play. Today, you’ve got to also tie it all together with an HIE that can then plug into whatever the feds construct as the National Health Information Network. Well, Richard Beran, director of hospital information systems at Freemont Area Medical Center, has all those balls in the air, and more. Beran just upgraded his Cerner Millennium software, struck a Stark deal with eClinicalWorks for the employed and independent docs, and is working with Lawson (HealthVision) and Initiate (IBM) to bring it all together.
A house is only as strong as the foundation on which it’s built. And an application environment is only as sound as the network infrastructure and data center upon which it rests. As such, Will Showalter and Sisters of Mercy Health System have undertaken a rebuild of their foundation to support the more than 4,000 […]
While just about every CIO in healthcare can be described as intelligent, only a handful deserve to be called wise. One of those is undoubtedly M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Lynn Vogel. And Vogel is not the kind of CIO to keep all that wisdom to himself. As such, he’s an active educator in both […]