Maiden Voyage: The Expanse Journey for a Non-MEDITECH Hospital

When:  Aug 25, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET)

Presenter:  Kelly Moxon
Organization:  The HCI Group

Val Verde Regional Medical Center undertook the challenge of migrating from other electronic health systems to MEDITECH Expanse Acute/Ambulatory. In this presentation, we will walk you through their adventure. We will discuss staffing & resource management, building & testing, and Go Live issues. Learn about their successes and lessons learned. 

Presenter: Kelly Moxon
Organization: The HCI Group

Val Verde Regional Medical Center undertook the challenge of migrating from other electronic health systems to MEDITECH Expanse Acute/Ambulatory. In this presentation, we will walk you through their adventure.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Our Journey: MEDITECH Expanse READY 2 Implementation
    • New to MEDITECH: The Learning Curve
    • Core team staffing & resource management
    • Build & Testing: Plan, Communicate and Communicate again
    • Training: Planning & Resources
    • Go LIVE: Timing, Cutover, and Issues
  • Our Challenges
    • Conversions: Master Patient Index: 2 systems to 1; Patient Accounting – They said it couldn’t be done
    • Interfaces: Deliver us from third-party vendors!
    • IT Department Transition: It’s all about timing
  • Optimization & Future Projects: Workflow Optimization; Oncology; Hospice
  • Successes & Lessons Learned: Our Tales – The Cautionary & The Triumphant

 

Kelly MoxonKelly Moxon has over 17 year’s relevant experience as consultant, project manager, and application specialist in healthcare system implementation and optimization. Areas of expertise include Meaningful Use, pre- and post-implementation assessments, developing implementation, testing, and training plans, coordinating process and departmental workflow enhancement/redesign, facilitating/managing application implementation teams, training end-users, and change management.

Kelly is READY Certified as Project Manager, Clinical Lead, CPOE/eRx, Nursing, PAPD, Surgical Services, Pharmacy, ITS, MIS, and Patient Access consultant. Kelly has implemented/optimized advanced clinical applications in MAGIC, C/S, and 6.0/6.1/Expanse. She is currently working as Project Manager on a READY 2 Expanse Implementation.

 

Learner objectives:

  • Process review and re-design: This presentation will the cover the importance of current/future state process planning. It will include successes and failures in managing process change throughout the implementation.
  • Project planning and communication: This presentation will cover various project and communication tools with a breakdown of what did and did not work over the course of the project.
  • Training & Support: This presentation will cover end user education and support. It will review the initial education and support of the core teams, through end user/physician training and go live support. It will include successes, failures, and plans for remediation.

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