Research shows the average hospital is at risk of losing $4 million due to poor communication. That’s why smart hospitals are responding quickly by planning for smartphone integration. But it takes more than just the technology to make it successful – it also takes the proper implementation strategy and a change in workflow. Denis Baker, CIO of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, and Melita Howell, Application Architect of Texas Children’s Hospital, share secrets to a successful smartphone integration strategy. By attending this complimentary webinar, you will:
- Learn the critical steps involved in developing and executing a mobile strategy.
- Gain essential tips on how to successfully implement and roll out smartphone technology.
- Learn how to bridge the gap between IT and clinical.
- Receive reference documents such as checklists, white papers and much more.
Denis Baker, Former Chief Information Officer, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Denis Baker was appointed Sarasota Memorial’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer in February of 2000. Previously, he served five years as the health care system’s director of Information Services. Under his administration, Sarasota Memorial undertook system-wide improvements, including upgrades to become Y2K compliant and conversion to electronic medical records, among other initiatives. Before coming to Sarasota Memorial, he served as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for The Sisters of Mercy-Cincinnati Region for four years. He holds a Master’s degree from Marylhurst College in Oregon.
Melita Howell, Application Architect, Texas Children’s Hospital
Melita Howell has over 25 years of experience in healthcare information systems, integrating diverse technology, applications and processes into cohesive, enterprise-wide systems. She specializes in complex workflow design and system integration at the point of care, including medical device integration, critical communication and alarm management. Melita has worked for Texas Children’s Hospital, located in the Texas Medical Center, for more than 10 years.