Bobbie Byrne, MD
Organization: Advocate Health Care
Years in HIT: 17
Previous Positions: CIO, Acute
Care Hospitals and Applied Clinical Informatics, Edward-Elmhurst Health; Executive Vice President, Healthlink.
Significant Achievements: Byrne moved over to Advocate, a large Chicago-area integrated delivery system after several years leading efforts at Edward-Elmhurst.
Impact on HIT: In her previous role at Edward-Elmhurst Health, Byrne completed full implementation of inpatient, outpatient, ambulatory clinical, revenue cycle and departmental systems within 16 months from contract signing to hospital go live. She helped achieve 82 percent physician computer order entry in a community hospital setting in the first week after going live.