Tim Stettheimer, SVP and Regional CIO, Ascension Information Services, Chapter 1

Maintaining a strong leadership presence at a large organization may not be easy, but it’s critical, says Tim Stettheimer, who talks about how he strives to stay “plugged in” and offers tips on how to initiate conversations.

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Interoperability: Getting The Water To The End Of The Row

When it comes to interoperability, the flow of data may have started, but a clear path hasn’t been formed, writes Bob Kash of KLAS, who urges vendors and providers to roll up their sleeves and remove the debris.

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Michael Archuleta, Director of IT, Mt. San Rafael Hospital, Chapter 1

Critical access hospitals have the deck stacked against them, but those that are able to fully leverage every asset and view IT as a business partner can get out in front, says Mt. San Rafael’s Michael Archuleta.

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Fried Chicken, KPIs And Lost Opportunities

Your health system’s processes are designed to miss the expectations of at least one out of every three callers — how did this happen and how can it be fixed? Paul Roemer has some thoughts.

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Don Reichert, VP & CIO, The MetroHealth System, Chapter 2

Population health isn’t just about exchanging data electronically, says CIO Don Reichert. It’s about leveraging analytics to make better decisions that ultimately keep patients out of the hospital.

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