One hospital CIO details a bumpy path to meaningful use

Scot Petersen, Editorial Director

Chuck Christian is CIO of Good Samaritan Hospital, a 232-bed, 1,600-employee facility in Vincennes, Ind., that serves southwestern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Christian, who also is a fellow with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, or CHIME, discusses meaningful use and the technology hurdles his hospital is facing to meet its requirements. He also talks about the challenges that Good Samaritan has faced in trying to build a personal health record (PHR) portal suitable for patients and doctors.

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This was first published in June 2010

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