MUSE Webinar: Clinical IT Leadership and Governance

September 24, 2014 at 2pm Eastern Cost: $100

In order to make the best possible decisions, healthcare organizations need the involvement of healthcare clinicians. Over the course of the last two years SwedishAmerican Hospital has created a leadership and governance structure whose two goals are:

1. Decisions regarding clinical IT will be based upon the . . . → Read More: MUSE Webinar: Clinical IT Leadership and Governance

Supporting Low Frequency Users of Computerized Patient Order Entry (CPOE)

September 11, 2014 at 2pm Eastern Cost: $100 Consultants and physicians affiliated with multiple hospital systems infrequently generate patient orders at any single facility. With the advent of Computerized Patient Order Entry (CPOE), these physicians must commit to memory the navigation of multiple CPOE software modules, and may resist adoption. Continuing use of paper orders . . . → Read More: Supporting Low Frequency Users of Computerized Patient Order Entry (CPOE)

MEDITECH: Safe and Sound

Jennifer McKay, MD, MS, discusses the science of patient safety.

Jennifer McKay, MD, MS, believes patient safety isn’t just about training and practice, it’s a science. See how she’s using her experience as a Medical Information Officer to help MEDITECH engineer reliability.

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MEDITECH: Physician Team Confessionals

Want to get to know the members of MEDITECH’s Physician Consultant Team? Here is some commentary from MEDITECH Physician Consultants Steven Jones, MD, Bryan Bagdasian, MD, and K. Nadeem Ahmed, MD on how they feel the healthcare industry has changed over the past 20 years. 

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MEDITECH 6.x Hits the Mark for Physicians at Southern Regional Medical Center

It wasn’t long ago that Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC), a full-service hospital in Riverdale, GA, went LIVE with MEDITECH’s 6.x software as an early adopter. But according to Chief Medical Officer Willie Cochran, MD, they’re already getting great results.

The facility saw its VTE prophylaxsis measure score steadily improve after their . . . → Read More: MEDITECH 6.x Hits the Mark for Physicians at Southern Regional Medical Center

Jeffrey Ferranti, MD, CIO & VP for Medical Informatics, Duke Medicine, Chapter 2

For most organizations, having a CIO with a background as a clinician and a passion for research would be viewed as a plus; at Duke Medicine, however, it’s practically a necessity. Not only did Jeffrey Ferranti meet those criteria, but as the CMIO, he knew the organization well and was prepared to guide it through . . . → Read More: Jeffrey Ferranti, MD, CIO & VP for Medical Informatics, Duke Medicine, Chapter 2

MEDITECH: A Shining Moment

MEDITECH Physician Informaticist Steven Jones, MD, shares the value of an EHR over paper records, especially during a time of crisis.

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healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 2

It was early in his career that Marc Chasin learned a critical lesson in change management. While deploying an EHR system into his practice, he had trouble getting buy-in from one of the partners — his father. From that experience, “I learned how to engaged stakeholders appropriately,” said Chasin, who is applying those lessons at . . . → Read More: healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 2

healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 1

It was early in his career that Marc Chasin learned a critical lesson in change management. While deploying an EHR system into his practice, he had trouble getting buy-in from one of the partners — his father. From that experience, “I learned how to engaged stakeholders appropriately,” said Chasin, who is applying those lessons at . . . → Read More: healthsystemCIO.com: Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 1

MEDITECH: Our Shared Goal

Steven Jones, MD, MEDITECH Physician Informaticist, shares the benefits of Meaningful Use during a roundtable discussion.

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