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SI's purpose is to help our members advance quality, performance, and innovation through the deployment of IT. Our programs focus on collaboration, education and networking.

Collaboratives


CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT

An initiative to accelerate successful implementation of CDS practices for improving key performance measures.


Collaborative leaders (l. to r.) Dr. J. Michael Kramer, MD, MBA, SVP and Chief Quality Officer, Spectrum Health; Dr. Alan Weiss, CMIO, Ambulatory, Memorial Hermann Health System; Dr. Nnaemeka Okafor, MD, MS, CMIO, Inpatient, Memorial Hermann Health System; Dr. Luis Saldana, MD, MBA, FACEP, CMIO, Texas Health Resources

CERNER

A forum for Cerner client members of SI to discuss common issues, and to develop significant opportunities for clinical care improvement.

Pollack Guided by SI Advisor Rich Pollack, CIO, Virginia Commonwealth University, the primary purpose of the group is to identify and share best practices in the use of Cerner systems and functionality.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

For members who are interested in sharing successful practices in PMO Management including success factors and lessons learned.


READMISSIONS

The Readmissions Collaborative facilitates and supports activities which include SI members sharing progress toward eliminating readmissions by providing case study interviews and presenting results and lessons learned during teleconferences.


SECURITY

Security in healthcare has risen to a new level, impacting investments, governance, and skill sets, and introduced new resources and tools. Member CISOs and others can share information through both virtual and in-person networking at SI.

      Collaborative leaders (l. to r.):
George Conklin, CHRISTUS Health
Patrick O'Hare, Spectrum Health
Jim Veline, Avera Health

VALUE-BASED CARE

Shifting to Value-Based Care includes operating models that reward value versus volume, accountable care and at-risk reimbursement. SI members share their work in implementing patient-centered care and engagement, consumerism, mobility, population and community health, prevention and virtual care to deliver safe, appropriate, effective care at an affordable cost.

        Collaborative leaders (l. to r.):
Kyle Johnson, System VP & CIO, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems; Ken Lawonn, Senior VP & CIO, Sharp HealthCare; Carrie Nelson, MD, MS, FAAFP, Chief Clinical Officer, Advocate Physician Partners