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HCI'S ONLINE EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWS SERIES
Catholic Health Initiatives is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Denver. The faith-based system operates in 20 states and includes 77 hospitals as well as numerous other health service organizations. O'Rourke was recently promoted to full-time CIO after an 18-month interim stint, during which he helped restructure the IT organization. HCI Associate Editor Kate Gamble spoke with O'Rourke about what it takes to transform 40 autonomous operations into a single enterprise, as well as his vision for the organization.
Dale Sansclers is vice President and CIO of the Chicago-based Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation at Northwestern University, which is affiliated with 897-bed Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics Senior Editor Daphne Lawrence about how personalized medicine and genomics is outpacing electronic records.
One-on-One with Penn Medicine CIO Michael Restuccia
One-on-One with CSC's Erica Drazen, Sc.D., and Jane Metzger
Contributing Editor Mark Hagland recently interviewed Erica Drazen, Sc.D., and Jane Metzger, two of the leaders of CSC's Emerging Practices group. Drazen and Metzger published a study that relates key learnings from six community hospitals that have achieved near 100 percent physician adoption as a way of demonstration how to effective meet Massachusetts' 2012 adoption deadline.
VIRTUAL HOSPITAL TOUR
Hackensack University Medical Center, a 775-bed teaching and research hospital, is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in New Jersey. The not-for-profit, tertiary-care facility is Bergen County's largest employer with more than 7,200 workers and an annual budget of $1 billion. The more than 1,400 physicians and dentists on staff represent the full spectrum of specialties and subspecialties. See online photo tour at: http://www.healthcare-informatics.com/humc