Company appoints Betty Jo Bomentre, MD, PhD, PMP as CMIO to provide
leadership and guidance for the development and implementation of
automated, intelligent notifications
EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
HIT Application Solutions (HIT), a leading provider of healthcare
communication technologies, announced today that Betty Jo Bomentre, MD,
PhD, PMP, has accepted the role of Chief Medical Information Officer.
Bomentre brings extensive experience in the healthcare industry,
especially in the areas of analysis, design, implementation, Informatics
and adoption of healthcare information systems.
“When it came to appointing a new CMIO, the choice was clear,” says
Jerry Baker, President and CEO of HIT Application Solutions. “Dr.
Bomentre’s skill with clinical systems and project management, as well
as her experience in navigating the hospital working environment will
drive our corporate mission to make effective and efficient
communications across the healthcare enterprise a reality.”
Prior to joining HIT, Dr. Bomentre served as the executive and physician
clinical consultant at Vitalize Consulting Solutions, a leading IT
consulting group for the healthcare market. During her time at Vitalize,
she acted as a project manager and interim CMIO for North Shore-Long
Island Jewish Health System, MetroHealth Medical Center and John C.
Lincoln Healthcare System, where her responsibilities included the
training and optimization of clinical applications and management of
thousands of physicians and clinical personnel.
Bomentre also served as physician champion for the ED clinical project
management for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, the largest
not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas. Her experience at Memorial
Hermann will be a great asset to HIT moving forward, as she was
responsible for ensuring positive physician adoption of the Cerner ED
environment. As the manager of clinical consulting at ACS Healthcare
Consulting, a provider of digital business transformation services to
the healthcare industry, Dr. Bomentre was the Physician Champion for the
largest Epic Implementation in Northern California and lead the Clinical
Consulting Team’s “Clinical Process Redesign” and Physician Readiness
and Adoption. She also served as the Interim CMIO at the largest Pacific
Rim Healthcare System in Hawaii during her time with ACS.
“I understand first-hand the challenges inherent to communications both
inside and outside of a hospital’s walls,” says Dr. Bomentre, “and I
believe that HIT offers providers a real solution that directly results
in better handoffs between care providers. This ultimately improves the
safety of the patient and the quality of care which is delivered, as
well as engenders improved patient engagement and physician satisfaction
with new technology tools. I’m thrilled at the opportunity to help lead
the company’s efforts.”
About HIT Application Solutions
HIT Application Solutions is a leading healthcare information technology
and consulting company that provides innovative communications solutions
for healthcare stakeholders. The company's flagship product, Notifi,
ensures fast, safe and convenient communications for patients, care
providers and employees. Notifi is an enterprise-wide application that
ensures that the right information is delivered to the right person at
the right time. Based in Exton, Pennsylvania, the company was founded in
2004 and supports clients across the United States and Canada. Learn
more about HIT at www.healthitservices.com.
Carolyn Wahl, 770-576-2574
Source: HIT Application Solutions