IT experts on issues they faced in getting their systems’ components to mesh
Editor’s note: The following is an edited excerpt of a full transcript of an Oct. 12 editorial webcast, “Making the Connection,” conducted by Modern Healthcare. The panelists were Dr. Steven Heilman, vice president and chief medical information officer at Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Ky.; David Muntz, senior vice president and chief information officer at the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas; and Jim Younkin, director of information technology at the Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa. In an exchange moderated by reporter Joseph Conn, the panelists discussed strategies to best use information technology to link together the disparate components of their healthcare organizations with the goal of sharing clinical and financial data. The webcast was sponsored by Elsevier Gold Standard. Per editorial policy, sponsors are not involved in the development or publication of editorial content.