EpicCare Program Manager
The Road to CPOE, Inc.
Kaiser Permanente is the leading US healthcare services / insurance provider with 8.9 million members and 121,000 employees and 7,800 physicians
Retained by Southern California Kaiser Permanente (based in Pasadena, CA) to serve as Orange County Program Manager in executing transition from a highly customized, deeply embedded legacy Electronic Health Record system to KP HealthConnect / EpicCare - a significant part of themost ambitious and successful implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) and the Electronic Health Record in the world.
· Successfully executed comprehensive three year EpicCare Inpatient and Ambulatory Electronic Health Record deployment project with on-time and on-budget delivery. Service area is comprised of 780 physicians and 2,500 staff members, providing integrated, multi-specialty health care services at 16 medical offices and two acute care facility.
· Gained management and staff support in early stages, to move forward with project, overcoming severe staff and physician resistance to transition from a 30 year old familiar, deeply embedded legacy Electronic Health Record to KP HealthConnect / EpicCare.