Information Technology

Virginia Gay Looks to Value-Based Future with Enthusiasm and Anticipation

December 16, 2014
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Mike Riege, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Gay Hospital by Pete Fernbaugh Mike Riege, chief executive officer of Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, Iowa, has been with the organization for 24 years, originally being hired as chief financial officer, then being promoted to CEO in 1992. Riege has presided over impressive growth during his tenure. In […]

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Zipnosis is Improving Access and Reducing Costs by Mobilizing Healthcare

December 3, 2014
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Jon Pearce, chief executive officer and co-founder of Zipnosis, which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., discusses his company’s technology and how he and his team are mobilizing care in a way that improves patient access while reducing costs.  

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Rural Virginia Gay Prioritizes the Implementation of EHR

October 21, 2014
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Mike Riege, chief executive officer of Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, Iowa, talks about his rural facility’s implementation of EHR, including the challenges and the obstacles he and his team overcame along the way.  

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Mount Sinai’s Long-Term EHR Strategy Pays Off

October 14, 2014
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Kristin Myers, vice president of IT, Epic clinical transformation, and iPMO at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, N.Y., explores the long-term strategic plan that successfully integrated EHR into the system and prepared it for the recent merger with Continuum Health Partners.  

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FastCommand Helps Hospitals Respond to Crisis Situations

October 13, 2014
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Kevin Foote, chief executive officer of FastHealth Corporation in Tuscaloosa, Ala., describes how his organization’s FastCommand Digital Disaster Response System can aid hospitals and healthcare groups in communicating effectively with the media and the public during a crisis situation, such as the ongoing Ebola threat.  

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Center for Connected Health Engages Patients Using Smartphone Technology

October 8, 2014
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Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar, founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, which is affiliated with Partners HealthCare, in Boston, Mass., discusses the various ways in which he and his team are engaging patients through the use of smartphone technology.  

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El Camino Switches to New EHR Platform

September 19, 2014
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Greg Walton, chief information officer at El Camino Hospital in Silicon Valley, Calif., talks about the process and challenges behind switching all departments over to the Epic EHR platform. (Photo courtesy of Mike Ichikawa)

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College of St. Scholastica Provides Well-Rounded Education to Future EHR End-Users (Part 2 of 2)

July 22, 2014
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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast, we continue our conversation with Ryan Sandefer, HIM department chair at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. This time around, we discuss the impact rapidly changing EHR technology is having on the academic industry accreditation standards for EHR curriculum.

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College of St. Scholastica Leads the Way with Integrating Technology into Medical Curriculum (Part 1 of 2)

July 21, 2014
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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast, Ryan Sandefer, HIM department chair at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., discusses the integration of technology into academic curriculum, including academic EHRs and  data analytics software.

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Connecticut Hospital Focuses on End Users in CPOE Development

April 15, 2014
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Dr. Jennifer Bellino, chief medical information officer of The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Conn., has been with the organization for 10 years. She previously trained in internal medicine and worked for a year as a full-time hospitalist before joining Backus Hospital. She eventually was named chief of the hospitalists at Backus, then was […]

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