Island Hospital's Journey to an Electronic Quality Management System

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In your health care organization, does each department have its own method for managing documents like policies, procedures, contracts and forms? Is there a lack of conformity and multiple documents addressing the same topic? If so, join us to hear how Island Hospital resolved these issues.

Hear firsthand about Island Hospital’s journey from a paper-based system to an electronic Quality Management System that improved workflows and processes. You’ll learn details about building the system and standardizing templates. In addition, you’ll walk through the implementation processes, including best practices on how to educate and train staff on an electronic system. Hear where the hospital is now, five years later, with tips on what was learned along the way.

You Will Learn How to:

  • Identify a process to build your electronic system for document control and quality management
  • Identify methods for standardization of templates
  • Implement your program and educate your staff

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Thought Leaders

Denise Richter
Administrative Assistant, Quality Department
Island Hospital
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Denise Richter is the Administrative Assistant for the Quality Department at Island Hospital. For the past few years, she has been instrumental in the day to day management of our electronic documentation system. She provides training for staff, managers and providers and keeps our system running smoothly!

Anita McCoy
Director of Quality and Risk
Island Hospital
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Anita McCoy is the Director of Quality and Risk at Island Hospital. Anita is a Registered Nurse and has been working in Healthcare Quality and Risk for more than 20 years.

Following accreditation with DNV in 2010, the organization recognized the need for a robust documentation system. PolicyTech (Navex Global) was selected and so began the journey of moving from a paper system to an electronic system.

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