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.