ISG reports to the Director of the Information Systems Group. This group is comprised of Software, and Hardware sub-groups.
In 2008, the ARKS Team was broken out of ISG and reports to the Head of Clinical Information Engineering Section, who oversees all aspects of Anesthesia's ARKS (Automated Record Keeping System).
Lead Systems Analyst - Patient Billing and Outcomes Clinical Repository, provides billing support to the Institute and is also a lead member of the information systems group. Although her primary responsibility focuses on resolving billing issues, she provides technical support as well as directing special ISG projects such as our Clinical database, and Productivity.
- The Software sub-group has an OR info system project manager and three programmers and provides for the programming development and expansion of divisional applications.
- The Hardware sub-group includes one engineer and one technician. It provides for the acquisition, deployment and maintenance of workstations, printers, servers, PDAs and notebooks.
The hardware support team addresses all Institute hardware needs. This includes PC servicing, PC purchase (and setup and support), PC application support along with the support of printers, scanners and specialty equipment. All software support services outside the scope of the hardware group are provided by members of our software team. This includes database development and support, scanning and recognition software, database reports, WEB development and other software related projects.