A Reader Asks: Dear HIS Pros, I recently read Anthony Guerra’s article on Meditech’s ambulatory EHR situation and wanted to know your assessment of the other major inpatient vendors when it comes to their ambulatory offerings. Thanks! Good question: Anthony’s blog on Meditech and LSS makes one wonder about the other big boys offerings in […]
Welcome to healthsystemCIO.com’s interview with Denni McColm, CIO at Citizens Memorial Hospital, in which she talks about her testimony before the ONC Healthcare IT Standards Committee’s Implementation Workgroup. During the session, McColm presented some of the challenges she was seeing in meeting the Meaningful Use requirements. During our interview, Mccolm also talks about her organization’s […]
Regular readers of this site will know that I’m a huge proponent of specialization and the high quality of service that can only be attained through a narrow and relentless focus on doing a one (or a few) things really, really well. Our URL says a lot about that attention, as we don’t seek to serve a wide array of readers, but only one executive, with an easily definable profile that includes goals, challenges and needs.
For the last five years, it’s been full speed ahead for the IT team at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. Under the leadership of Cindy Peterson, that “full speed” has included implementing dozens of applications from the organization’s core clinical vendor — Meditech — along with many of the ancillary technologies that give CPOE a […]
Outside healthcare IT, Wisconsin is known for cheese, cows and the Green Bay Packers; inside, it’s known as Epic country. And while the vendor calls most of Wisconsin’s health systems its clients, Affinity Health System and Ministry Health Care (now part of the same organization) are not one of them. That leaves the system’s CIO, […]