Session ID: 
279

M&A Success Story: A CIO’s Strategy for Single EHR Integration

2:30pm - 3:30pm Thursday, March 12
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W230A

Description

Mergers and acquisitions continue to be a dominating business trend in healthcare, yet frequently fails deliver on the promise of better information sharing. In fact, more newly merged entities than not forego integration onto a single EHR, finding it too heavy of a lift. But not Piedmont Healthcare, named the safest health system in Georgia by Leapfrog Group's Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grades. In this enlightening presentation, Piedmont’s CIO will describe his strategy for a change-friendly IT culture that enabled remarkable growth from 4 to 11 hospitals within 5 years—integrating dozens of facilities and hundreds of providers onto a single EHR system that facilitates information sharing for more than 2 million patients today.

Learning Objectives

  • Define post-acquisition metrics for integration success
  • Create an integration schedule that aligns with operational and financial objectives
  • Explain how to gain buy-in on new data and workflow standards
  • Construct a plan for centralized IT support during integration
  • Organize your IT team based on new needs post-integration

Speaker(s)

Chief Information Officer,
Piedmont Healthcare
Senior Client Services Manager,
CTG

Continuing Education Credits

ABPM
1.00
CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

Audience

Chief Quality, Chief Clin Transformation Officer
CIO/CTO/CTIO/Senior IT
CMIO/CMO

Level

Intermediate