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OSF Healthcare System: Jim Mormann, Chief Information Officer

July 22, 2013
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Healthcare is rapidly changing these days, and information technology is the fastest growing sector of healthcare delivery. What once was left in the capable hands of the “technical people” is now an integral part of delivering care at the bedside and in business decision making. Likewise, the role of chief information officer has evolved from […]

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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: Phyllis Teater, MBA, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President for Health Sciences

May 8, 2013

Phyllis Teater has been with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, central Ohio’s sole academic medical center, for more than two decades and currently serves as its chief information officer and associate vice president for health sciences. Teater brings to the table a practical eye, uncanny focus and savvy, and common-sense insight on the […]

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Kadlec Regional Medical Center: David Roach, Vice President of Information Services and CIO

May 3, 2013

All healthcare facilities are interested in or moving toward electronic health records, both as a federal requirement and for improved efficiency and safety within organizations. Implementing these systems across a health system or even within one hospital is often a headache and requires many moving parts coming together. Kadlec Regional Medical Center implemented the Epic […]

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St. Rita’s Medical Center: Herbert Schumm, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs

March 4, 2013

Serving a 10-county area of mostly rural communities in west-central Ohio, St. Rita’s Medical Center has placed a large focus on sharing information through electronic medical records. The 425-bed acute-care hospital went live with a new Epic electronic medical records (EMRs) system in June, linking inpatient and outpatient services, as well as affiliated physician offices. […]

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St. Rita’s Medical Center: Jim Reber, CEO

February 6, 2012

Looking at the changing healthcare landscape, one shift in many communities is toward providing more community health management services. As Jim Reber, chief executive officer of St. Rita’s Medical Center puts it, in the future the hospital may become more of a “genuine health system with health offerings rather than illness offerings.” St. Rita’s Medical […]

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Lakeland HealthCare: Norma Tirado, VP, Human Resources & Health Information Technology

January 19, 2012

Like other organizations, Lakeland HealthCare, located in St. Joseph, Mich., is striving to stay abreast of healthcare’s rapid changes and impending reforms. Norma Tirado, vice president of human resources and health information technology, said they are doing this with a focus on innovation and a priority on patients’ needs, best demonstrated by Lakeland’s steadfast implementation […]

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Deaconess Health System: Todd Richardson, Chief Information Officer

April 22, 2011

In November of 2009, Deaconess Health System went live with Epic as its platform for their electronic health record (EHR). This system is used in four hospitals and approximately 20 physician practices. Now the organization is focusing heavily on optimizing the EHR, looking at variations in how it is being used and working to standardize […]

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