Conway Medical Center Announces New Information Services Project Director 

CONWAY, SC– Sharon Brickhouse Martin, PMP has been named Information Services (IS) Project Director at Conway Medical Center (CMC.)  This position was created to manage the implementation of the Cerner Hospital Information System (HIS) at CMC.  As IS Project Director, Sharon will manage all requirements related to the Cerner HIS project and will design a disciplined approach to completing the project that will meet user expectations, performance metrics, and budget and schedule specifications.  

Sharon received both her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Master’s in Engineering Administration from Virginia Tech.  She has earned certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and as a Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Instructor.  Sharon has worked as an executive management consultant at Brickhouse Martin Healthcare Engineering for over 24 years and previously consulted with Booz Allen & Hamilton and Ernst & Whinney.  “The Cerner HIS project is an extensive undertaking that will have a major impact on the processes and communications involved in patient care and we are confident that Sharon’s management of this project will ensure its success,” said David Crutchfield, Vice President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer at CMC.  “With her project management expertise, Cerner HIS will streamline every facet of our care delivery and patient financial operations.”

The Cerner HIS is a state-of-the-art technology that will enable CMC to consolidate the technologies for the hospital with its Conway Physicians Group practices, resulting in streamlined processes for patients and supporting improved workflows for staff and physicians. The major components include inpatient care documentation, ambulatory clinical documentation, orders and results management, laboratory services, radiology services, pharmacy services, charge capture and patient billing, and a consolidated electronic medical record. It will serve as the patient portal for sharing information with patients and it includes a health information exchange connection that will enable CMC to share patient clinical data with providers outside of the CMC network.   

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