Chief Nursing Information Officer University of New Mexico Hospitals
Present Position: Chief Nursing Information Officer and Executive Director of Stroke and Trauma Service Lines
University of New Mexico Hospitals July 2016- present Albuquerque, New Mexico
Roles increased to include all clinical informatics for UNM Hospitals as well as oversight of the Stroke and Trauma service line. Clinical informatics creates the design, implementation, workflow design, and education for new clinical applications. The department is also responsible for advanced analytics that are needed for research or quality projects.
University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center Albuquerque, New Mexico June 2008-2016
Served as the project leader for the design and implementation of an electronic medical record for a 636 bed academic medical center. The project included all inpatient nursing and allied health documentation, medication administration, computerized physician order entry, automation of core measures and process re-design. Project highlights included: the design and build of over 200 forms, 16,000 pharmacy products, 180 physician order sets, 16 high acuity flow sheets, 130 bedside medical device interfaces, the analysis and refinement of 22 workflow processes, the addition of 2500 additional hardware devices, the building of 12 classrooms and education oft 3985 staff members over an eight week period of time. The total project time was 18 months. Recently completed projects include the development of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health treatment plans for both the adult and pediatric patients. The bar code administration project was just completed. Current projects include building quality and core measures monitoring tools to facilitate real time improvements in patient care. I continue to have a leadership role as the executive for the Trauma Service Line with state leadership responsibility.
Part time Assistant Professor for Master’s and DNP at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. Lead professor for biomedical informatics and innovations for the doctoral program at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing.
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