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December 10, 2009. Georgia Rural Health Information Technology Conference. Wallace Ed Brown, Senior VP/CIO Gwinnett Medical Center. Healthcare Information Systems Requirements to Achieve Meaningful Use Certification. [email protected] Gwinnett IT Journey.

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georgia rural health information technology conference
December 10, 2009

Georgia Rural Health InformationTechnology Conference

Wallace Ed Brown, Senior VP/CIO

Gwinnett Medical Center

Healthcare Information Systems Requirements to Achieve Meaningful Use Certification

[email protected]

gwinnett it journey
Gwinnett IT Journey
  • Board Priority Quality and Patient Safety
  • Strategic IT Plan
  • Board Approval
  • Vendor Selection and Negotiation
  • Governance
  • Physician Involvement
  • Project Management
hitech system requirements
HITECH System Requirements
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Quality Reporting
  • Connectivity
  • Security/Confidentiality Enhancements
  • Infrastructure
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HITECH System Requirements
  • Electronic Medical Record
    • Clinical Data Repository
    • Clinical Documentation
    • Computer Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
    • ePrescribing
    • Bar-coded Medication Administration
    • Medical Device Interoperability
    • Medical Imaging
hitech system requirements2
HITECH System Requirements
  • Quality Reporting
    • Data Warehouse (Clinical & Financial)
    • Reporting Module
  • Connectivity
    • Physicians and Hospitals Exchange Clinical Data
    • Health Information Exchange (HIE)
    • Problem: Standard Patient Identifier
  • Security/Confidentiality Enhancements
    • Paperless Legal Medical Record
    • Provide Electronic Medical Record to Patient
    • Selectively Secure Access Per Patient Request
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HITECH System Requirements
  • Infrastructure
    • Hardware Redundancy and Reliability
      • Network
      • Server
      • Data Storage
      • Computer Center
    • Support
      • IT
      • Super Users
    • Interfaces
      • Registration, ADT, Orders, Results
      • Engine
      • Specialists

“Care Critical” Trumps “Mission Critical”

considerations
Considerations
  • Recognize the significance of this major clinical transformation; may be the most complex project ever undertaken.
  • Secure trusted consulting.
  • Educate the Board.
  • Shift funding priorities over the next few years.
  • Organize Governance driven by doctors and nurses.
  • Recognize the need for professional project management.
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Considerations
  • Develop comprehensive RFP specifications and make responses part of contract.
  • Negotiate with at least two viable vendors.
  • Negotiate “Limitation of Liability.”
  • Recognize shortage of healthcare IT professionals for both vendors and providers.
  • Be wary of vendors without healthcare track record.
  • Allow 24-36 months to complete from contract signing.
considerations2
Considerations
  • Consider pooling of resources or hooking up with larger medical center.
  • Viable vendors are going to be overwhelmed with work.
  • Realize that percentage of expense budget for IT will rise.
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