This presentation will cover the basics of what constitutes a PMS system, and will provide practical advice on how to identify, evaluate and choose a suitable PMS system for a typical CHC. It will include lessons learned by the presenters, who between them have produced, chosen and successfully implemented such systems in a CHC environment.
DIANE GADDIS currently serves as CEO & President of Community Health Centers Alliance, Inc. (CHCA), based in St. Petersburg, Florida. Diane has more than thirteen years experience in the Community Health Center environment, which has included executive, information systems, and financial management roles. CHCA provides acquisition services, project management, implementation coordination, training, application support, and system management services related to practice management systems and electronic health records to CHC members in Florida.
STEVE WEINMAN is currently the Executive Vice-President and COO of Collier Health Services, Inc. (CHS), a large CHC serving Collier County in SW Florida. Steve has been with CHS for 24 years starting as IT Director and moving up to CFO before being promoted into is current position. He has designed and implemented an extensive CHC practice management system which was in use for 14 years. Over the years Steve has been CEO of a new start CHC, as well as the founding CEO of CHCA.