The Trade-off You Can’t Make

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief,

“It’s a great opportunity. You’ll be in charge of more magazines, and I really want you to take it,” my manager said. “Well, I’m not sure,” I said. “I’ve been doing healthcare IT for about five years now, and I really like it.” “That’s fine,” he said, “but the company needs you to take this […]


My LeGarrette Blount Moment

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor,

So much negativity. We’re just days away from the biggest sporting event of the year, and most of the media hype surrounding the game has focused on a “scandal” involving deflated footballs, and an egotistical athlete who has made a sport out of refusing to engage with reporters. “They’re missing a great story,” I told […]


Chris Belmont, VP & CIO, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Chapter 2


Rolling out Epic… again
The power of hindsight — “Things go through a traditional life cycle and you can expect it.”
Moon Shots Program
Training Watson “to think like an oncologist”
Structured data & finding “gold nuggets of knowledge.”
Patient experience — “We can always do better.”


David Lundal, SVP & CIO, Presence Health, Chapter 3

David Lundal, System VP & CIO, Presence Health

Prioritization — “If there was a blank checkbook, planning would be easy.”
M&A with SSM Health Care
“This is a complicated new world that everyone is trying to figure out.”
20 years of change
ACHE Fellow
“The conversations are never about the technology.”
Channeling like Wayne Gretzky


Gasoline And Water

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

When I was around 12 years old, I found out how powerful gasoline is. The smell is unmistakable. If you have ever pumped gas, spilled a little on your hand and went into your car, you know what I’m talking about. At 12 years old, I was intrigued by the smell of gasoline and wondered […]