When Postponing Isn’t An Option

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Why don’t you just reschedule it?” my wife asked. “Because our speaker is in Texas, our sponsor is headquartered in South Dakota and our attendees are spread around the country. Nobody cares that we’re having a weather issue in the Northeast,” I replied. It was the morning of Jan. 27 — the day of the […]

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Can You Stand It?

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

The response was exciting — a definite “yes” to a proposal I’d put out there, something I’d pitched many times and racked up a pretty good track record getting participation for. As usual, I could have left well enough alone because I wasn’t thinking of anything more, but this time was different. This time, I […]

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Integrity And The New Twitter Math

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

In Iraq in 2003, so Brian Williams told us, he and a small band of soldiers were riding in helicopters ahead of the main American invasion force when they came under RPG fire. In New Orleans, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, so he told us, Williams and his camera crew stood like the only […]

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What Sets Winners Apart

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

It was undoubtedly one of the greatest Super Bowls ever played, but thinking about why is instructive. Sure, it had the obvious — a last-second play that decided the game, but I don’t think that’s the main reason it was such an amazing contest. I think it was the back-and-forth momentum swings, with the Patriots […]

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The Trade-off You Can’t Make

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“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 […]

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