2010 Winner Profile

Texas Health Resources

Project Description:
Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit operator of 13 acute-care hospitals and one long-term care hospital. Its CareConnect electronic medical record project standardizes the collection of patient health information for sharing across the hospital system. The system helps automate and streamline clinical workflow. Its computerized physician order-entry system has been adopted by 75 percent of independent community physicians who work with Texas Health Resources, even though usage of the system is voluntary. Implementation of CareConnect at all 14 hospitals will be complete in 2010.
Project type:
Business Process Management (BPM), Data Warehouse
Business Functions:
Order processing/fulfillment, Customer service/support
Business Goal:
Strategic/Competitive Advantage
Edward Marx, SVP & CIO
Douglas Hawthorne, CEO
Arlington, Texas
Health Care
Revenue (2009):
$2.9 billion
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