Inrodction to Health Services and Information System

1189 Words Oct 17th, 2014 5 Pages
Introduction to Health Services and Information Systems

Barnabas Health is a nonprofit nonsectarian hospital own by john F. Bonamo, MD, MS President and CEO. It’s New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system. It includes Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville; Community Medical Center in Toms River; Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood; Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark; Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River; and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. The System also includes the Barnabas Health Outpatient Centers with the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center in Livingston and the Saint Barnabas Family Imaging and Breast
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A team of clinical adoption strategists from Cerner met with representatives at the acute care hospitals. These process team leaders, who are subject matter experts for the team they represent, will serve to ensure that all designs, decisions, and work flow changes are discussed at the hospital level and communicated so all have an equal voice in this project. These process team leaders will meet with all levels of staff at their hospital to gather information related to current processes and practices. The IT Clinical analysts are assigned to work with each process team to facilitate, gather, and support completion of assigned tasks. This information will be shared with all other process teams at weekly meetings as they work to implement a standardized, enterprise wide clinical information system. Cerner Solution Architects or SA’s, are assigned to each team and will guide us through this process every step of the way.

This is an exciting time for Barnabas Health as they move along a path focused on clinical excellence, connecting our hospitals to provider offices, and building an architecture that supports the capture and sharing of real time information. We are pleased to have a staff, both clinical and technical,
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