This position reports to the SCLHS System Manager Data Governance & Interoperability and is responsible for coordinating and facilitating health information exchange (HIE) efforts between SCLHS and other primary care/referring providers. Position ensures that appropriate technologies and workflows are implemented to promote exchange of health information for care coordination. Additionally, this position assists end-users in provider offices with defining exchange requirements, implementing solutions and system training. Positions assists in the overall planning and design of HIE strategies, collaborating with SCLHS leadership, vendors and other key stakeholders in the provider community.
Strong, positive leadership – with a 'learn and serve' approach providing support and guidance to SCLHS leadership and provider offices. Ability to effectively manage HIE integration via managing to system goals as well as budgetary parameters will be essential.
Coordinates development, implementation, training, and support of HIE solutions for SCLHS and associated providers with minimal guidance
Acts as key liaison between stakeholders in provider community and SCLHS and strives to improve provider community relationships
Responsible for the evaluation, identification, documentation, and development business requirements and operational workflows related to HIM projects
Works collaboratively with HIM operations, IST, and clinical staff to document workflows and business requirements.
Evaluates application for appropriate technical changes and documents changes for EHR and HIM-IST Teams
Promotes consistency and standardization of HIE policies and practices
Supports end-users to achieve optimal workflows for sharing health information
Guides physician practices with HIT adoption choices/decisions
Monitors and ensures timely data transmission, validating interfaces are working optimally
Collects end-user requirements and stakeholder input for improving HIE
Assists remote provider staff with computer equipment issues, technical support and application questions/training
Participates in HIE workshops, seminars and public presentations
Serves as a resource for local and state HIE initiatives, facilitating alignment of HIE efforts
Travels to provider offices and independently conducts research and analysis to formulate recommendations for HIE initiatives
Collaborates with outside vendors to assist in the design and implementation of provider office EHR integration projects
Demonstrates knowledge of electronic health information systems and other related ambulatory clinic information systems such as Epic
Supports the mission and strategies of SCLHS Health Information Management Department
Supports the HIM management team, its programs and processes through representation at meetings and participation on task forces
Partners with physicians and clinical informatics to ensure that providers and other EHR users are well trained and that they have optimal access to patient information from the SCL electronic health record.
Other duties as assigned
Scope of Responsibility:
Functions within a health system with net revenues of approximately $2.7 billion, FTEs over 15,000 and staff beds numbering over 2,500. The system consists of eleven acute care hospitals, four clinics and related entities covering four states. Position has responsibility for evaluating HIE integration opportunities and ensuring successful transmission of health information to SCLHS providers and affiliate providers.
Internally, interacts with VP HIM Director, HIM Directors/Managers and staff, HIM IST, Interface Analysts, and Providers.
Externally, works with EMR systems vendors, consultants, referring providers, and affiliated providers and their office staff.
Internal Number: 569592
About SCL Health
MissionWe reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.VisionInspired by our faith, •We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner. •We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settings and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability. •We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values. ValuesCaring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates. Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.