Steph Hoelscher MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, CHISP is the Chief Clinical Analyst for the Office of Clinical Transformation at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s School of Medicine in Lubbock, Texas. She is a nurse with more than 20 years of experience in trauma, acute care, and ambulatory settings. In 2010, she moved to informatics and assisted in the implementation of an electronic health record (EHR) for a large academic center. To date, she continues to aid in the design and build of EHR applications for two ambulatory systems as well as a large medical center. She has served as a member of the implementation team for development of an EHR within a high-fidelity simulation center, concentrating specifically on obfuscation and de-identification of patient data. Steph joined the ONC and CDC’s inter-professional Zika EHR preparedness team in their efforts against the Zika virus. This transferred into the newly developed All Hazards Work Group in 2017. She works with the local SAFER Guides leadership group to improve the safety of the institutional EHR. She is also involved at the local level with the Lubbock HIMSS chapter, serving Vice President of Finance. Recent highlights include testifying at the Public Health Task Force in Washington, DC, regarding Zika and its impact on pregnancy, provider order entry, and clinical decision support systems.
Stephanie H. Hoelscher, MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, CHISP is presenting at: