Healthcare organizations face a daunting to-do list as they move toward an HIMSS EMR Adoption Model. By law, compliance requires meaningful electronic records, but clinicians continue to use the “old” ways of making notes on charts and manually entering patient notes. Additionally, HIPAA compliance requires stringent privacy protections, down to each piece of paper printed.
When Anne Lara came on board at Union Hospital as Chief Innovation Officer, she immediately looked at ways to progress upward on the HIMSS EMR Adoption Model while meeting the needs of Cecil County, Maryland.
Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer