3 health IT success stories
Healthcare IT News
Going mobile. Back in 2005, Craig Horton, MD, joined the Meadows Regional Medical Center Team in Vidalia, Ga. as vice president of medical affairs. Shortly after assuming this role, the former pediatrician was charged with "stepping the hospital up to the next level."
"Our CEO is very technologically inclined," he said. "In April 2005, I began searching the Web for programs to make life easier." When working as a pediatrician, Horton used a variety of programs that saved time and paper. "Not to mention, people in the office who were doing the billing didn’t have to contend with my handwriting," he said. "So, I was looking for something that would be a hospital-wide system and could do something similar."