HIMSS Webinar: GCCHIMSS and ILHIMA HIT/HIE Advocacy Event: The Provider Perspective
Director of Physician Electronic Medical Records
Decatur Memorial Hospital Medical Group
As the Director of Physician Electronic Medical Record, Jill Karkiewicz works with 100 multi‐specialty
physicians. Jill oversees the Meaningful Use Coordination for the medical group including attestation
and audits. Other responsibilities include Project Management, quality and process improvement and direct supervision of the EMR support team. Jill and her team have successfully attested 100 % of the eligible providers for Stage 1 for the last 4 years. The team is actively preparing for Stage 2 attestation this year.
Jill has over 33 years of experience in Healthcare, beginning her career as a Respiratory Therapist. Prior to DMHMG, she was a System Analyst at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL, providing application support, development and training for inpatient, pharmacy and surgical areas. Jill has experience in research, serving as the Site Director for Allergy and Asthma Clinical Trials, supervising a Clinical Research team and coordinating with Pharmaceutical companies.
Jill is a member of HIMSS and currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Health Information Technology at Capella University.
This webinar will:
Examine the challenges of electronic health records for providers
Discuss the capabilities of data to drive healthcare transformation
Understand the challenges of sharing healthcare information
Review the importance of grassroots advocacy and effective messaging to your legislator.