eSOAR Update: Tuesday Evening

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It’s been a pretty exciting week at KSB. We’re working together on the biggest upgrade of information technology in our organization’s history. We have hundreds of employees working around the clock to continue providing the excellent patient care our community has come to expect while also implementing the new software system. I’m more encouraged every day by the great progress we’re making. There’s a lot to take in, and your department is probably working on some specific issues, but here’s a more manageable recap: The eSOAR Steering Committee is meeting daily to share updates on the roll out of various … Read More

Lessons Learned… or at least Re-Discovered

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Here are some disconnected ramblings from a slightly-tired CEO on Sunday morning.  Let’s call them “lessons learned… or at least re-discovered.” Taking a hospital live on a new clinical system and a new financial system is not rocket science.  It’s much more complicated than that.  KSB’s third shift staff are absolute rock stars.  Calm, playful, and most importantly, willing to jump over any hurdle to take care of our patients. Our physicians are working incredibly hard to remain patient and take care of the patient.  The quality and strength of the KSB Medical Group built by Kevin Marx continues to … Read More

From Don Lewis, MD

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I received this note from Dr. Lewis and wish to pass it along to all of you. THIS is physician leadership! – Dave Team, Thanks you all for all the hours of frustrating work you are putting in. This is one time, no doubt one of many, where you folks are the “Champs”, not the doctors. We will all probably want to thank you when we are further along on the process, although many may be too sheepish to say so. You are taking us from”meaningful use” in the arcane and abstract, into a real contribution towards making us a … Read More