Are you looking to improve how your enterprise delivers Patient Centered Care today? Effective Patient-Centered Care requires accurate, actionable and customizable information accessible to all stakeholders involved in an individual’s care. However, a seamlessly integrated healthcare and wellness ecosystem still feels like a mirage in 2016. But it can be achieved through cohesive software applications […]
About Contributor - Phyllis Teater
Phyllis Teater, Chief Information Officer, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC)
Phyllis Teater is the Chief Information Officer for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) with responsibility for information technology across OSUWMC’s three part mission of patient care, teaching and research. Prior to serving as CIO, Ms. Teater was Deputy CIO at OSUWMC and had responsibility for all electronic medical record systems, in addition to financial and human resource systems. Ms. Teater has been with OSUWMC for 25 years and has been instrumental in the adoption and rollout of OSUWMC’s ambulatory and inpatient electronic medical records as well as significant enhancements in the technology support for research IT services and technology for education. Ms. Teater earned her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Business Administration from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
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With rampant use of legacy further compounded by isolated use of best-of-breed point solutions (often Software-as-a-Service), we may be unintentionally losing the enterprise perspective much needed to realize the Patient Centered Care (PCC) dream. Do/should you have a “Best-of-breed OR Enterprise Strategy” or a “Best-of-breed AND Enterprise Strategy”? How do you manage and govern?