With patient engagement such a hot Stage 2 topic, it’s no wonder CIOs are looking to ramp up the pace of their portal rollouts. And Bill Byers, VP/CIO, Western Maryland Health System, is no exception. But, more than that, Byers is also looking to get his staff and community docs up on an EHR as step 1, then facilitate a robust data flow as step 2. All of which he’s doing with an eye to keeping the interface picture manageable to promote scalability, thus also increasing the chances of long-term overall success. To learn more, healthsystemCIO.com recently interviewed Byers for our Podcast series.
- About WMHS
- Running a Meditech Magic shop, 5.6.4
- eClinicalWorks on the physician practice side
- Working Dragon into the documentation process
- Going down the patient portal path