IT Case Study Contest

IT Case Study Contest - 2010

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Winners

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No. 1: North Texas Specialty Physicians | Exchanging data: Health information exchange developed to manage dollars and boost value
Fowad Choudhry and Thomas Deas Jr. | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Relevant, quality patient care relies on comprehensive clinical information available at the point...
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No. 2: University of Pennsylvania Health System | Comprehensive approach: System includes everything from clinical documentation to physician ordering
Mike Restuccia | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The University of Pennsylvania Health System includes three acute-care hospitals and two large...
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No. 3: St. Luke's Health System | Linked in: System embraces health information exchange to improve communication
Deborah Gash | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In 2007, St. Luke's Health System, Kansas City, Mo., had a physician alignment problem: Its...
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No. 4: Colorado Stroke Alliance | Success with stroke: Program helps Colorado hospitals improve performance measures
Paul Murphy and Don Smith | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Colorado Stroke Alliance, based in Lakewood, is a not-for-profit organization that oversees the...
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No. 5: Westmed Medical Group | Meaningful streamlining: Hybrid practice management/EMR system boosts quality, reduces costs
Merin Joseph | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As an early adopter of healthcare technology, Westmed Medical Group, White Plains, N.Y., has...
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Additional Case Studies

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Avera
July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Avera's eEmergency service allows emergency-trained physicians to assist local providers in cases...
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Boston Medical Center
Joel Vengco | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A private, not-for-profit, 626-bed academic medical center, Boston Medical Center serves as the...
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CentraState Medical Center
Indranil (Neal) Ganguly | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
This case study examines the implementation of a comprehensive medication reconciliation system at...
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Emory Healthcare
Dedra (Dee) Cantrell, R.N. | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
There is a story that embodies the spirit of Emory Healthcare's Electronic Medical Record (fondly...
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Iasis Healthcare
Brian Loflin | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Iasis Healthcare, Franklin, Tenn., is a 16-hospital system serving six regions across the U.S. Like...
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Inland Northwest Health Services
July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Inland Northwest Health Services, a nor-for-profit corporation based in Spokane, Wash., provides...
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Lourdes Hospital
Steve Grinnell | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Lourdes Hospital, a member of Catholic Health Partners, serves more than 18 counties in western...
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OhioHealth
Michael Krouse and Mary Jo McElroy | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The problem: Most patients in an emergency room or hospital receive intravenous fluids or...
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Parrish Medical Center
July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The critical-assessment team, or CAT as it is known at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Fla.,...
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Peninsula Regional Medical Center
Chris Snyder and Ray Adkins | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
An information system without physician adoption is a bit like that treadmill tucked away in the...
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Sharp HealthCare
Bill Spooner | July 05, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A healthcare leader in Southern California, Sharp HealthCare has long championed quality and the...
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