How BlackBerry Soured: A Cautionary Tale

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Damn you, autocorrect!” It happened yet again. I had fallen victim to autocorrect fail, a phenomenon that has spawned several hilarious blogs and Twitter feeds. My iPhone decided that instead of typing, “I have to pick up Gooby” (the nickname my brother has been saddled with since he was a baby), it wrote: “I have […]

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Kevin Groskreutz, Division CIO, Hospital Sisters Health System, Chapter 2

Kevin Groskreutz, Division CIO, Ancillary Systems, Hospital Sisters Health System

Patient portal challenges — “Acute care data is very episodic.”
The interoperability puzzle
4 HIEs in 2 states
3-year plan for IT — “It’s actionable.”
Selling the benefits of an enterprise approach
“Success breeds success.”
The “constant conversation” of change management

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Panel Discussion: The Young CIO, Part 3

Joey Hobbs, CIO, Community Hospital Anderson

The onboarding learning curve — “They expect you to come in and figure things out.”
Huddles, town halls & one-on-ones
“It’s tough deciding how transparent you’re going to be.”
Making IT a social media department
Open-door empowerment policy
Learning from mentors — “Take risks, but make the mistake only once.”

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No One Wants A Surprise Party

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“What happened?” my friend Emily asked as I emerged from my boss’ office, looking utterly defeated. I had just endured my annual review, and it hadn’t gone well. When I didn’t answer right away, Emily suggested we go for a walk and get some coffee (although wine would’ve been more appropriate). “You know that Revolutionary […]

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Kevin Groskreutz, Division CIO, Hospital Sisters Health System, Chapter 1

Kevin Groskreutz, Division CIO, Ancillary Systems, Hospital Sisters Health System

HSHS’ transition from independent model to managing 14 hospitals
Enabling IT to “engage a new business model.”
Overseeing ancillary systems & telehealth
System CIO Ray Gensinger — “He brings a lot of energy to the organization”
Hospitals on Meditech & Epic
“We’re discussing a single EHR strategy.”
Telehealth & remote monitoring — “Preliminary results have been very positive”

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