Barb Bungard

Manager of IT Regulatory Operations
Akron Childrens Hospital
Masters of Nursing Informatics, University of Maryland, 2011 Currently Secretary of the Northern Ohio HIMSS Chapter Currently Secretary of the ANIA Policy Response Committee Current Position: Manager of IT Regulatory Operations and the Epic ASAP, HIM, OpTime, Anesthesia Application Teams Responsible for implementing/ongoing support for Meaningful Use, Regulatory Operations and Optimizations, Collaboration with operations for JCAHO & ODH visits. Manages the ASAP, HIM, OpTime & Anesthesia Epic Application Team, Leads the Clinical Decision Support Initiative Co-Principal Investigator - Assessing Skin Prevalence and Standardized Approach to Enteral Feeds at Akron Childrens Hospital Publications: Proxy Access to Patient Portals-Perspective from a children’s hospital, HIMSS Website,, August 2014 Real Stories of Nursing Research: the Quest for Magnet Recognition, M. Maureen Kirkpatrick McLaughlin, 2010, p.279-283. Process Mapping-How Can it Help? Computers, Informatics, Nursing, May/June 2009, p 139-142 Use of Process Mapping in Transitioning to an Electronic Medical Record (Paper Presentation), Computers, Informatics, Nursing, September/October 2008, 303 Previous Chair of Hospital Committees/Council: Epic Optimization & Prioritization, Clinical Inpatient Information System Advisory Committee (Co-Chair), Clinical Practice Shared Governance Council, Operations and Management Council, Computer Documentation Committee