An Interview with BID-Plymouth CIO Ron Rutherford and Clinical Informatics Nurse Jean Marie Grupillion
Michelle Noteboom: Give me a bit of background on your hospital.
Ron Rutherford: Jordan Hospital is a 100-plus-year-old, 155-bed community hospital that was acquired and became a part of the Beth Israel Deaconess Health System in January of 2014. We’re a full-service community hospital serving approximately 200,000 residents in eleven communities. There are few healthcare services we don’t provide.
MN: You recently implemented the Voalte smartphone solution. What led you to seek a new communication platform?
RR: We recognized the need for our clinical users to communicate in the most efficient way possible, and we were aware of some technology tools that could make that happen. We also needed to make sure the solution was secure and HIPAA-compliant.Continue reading…