When It’s Okay To Be Soft

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“What do you want for lunch? Should we stop for a slice?” Dan asked me. “No,” I replied. “I want to go somewhere and sit down and eat a meal.” It was Monday, around noon. We had started our move on Friday (after several weeks of packing), and although most of the furniture had been […]

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Survey: CIOs Committed To Their Vendor, But With Eyes Wide Open

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Vendors, take note: If you don’t deliver, you’re out. With CIOs facing mounting pressures, the relationship with their core vendor is becoming increasingly critical. And although most are generally satisfied, they’re willing to make some noise — or even walk — if things go south, according to the April healthsystemCIO.com Snap Survey, which found that […]

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Dave Garrett, SVP & CIO, Novant Health, Chapter 1

Dave Garrett, SVP & CIO, Novant Health

About Novant
From 90 billing systems & 12 EMRs to 1 integrated system (Epic)
Completing a 5-year rollout in 2 years
“Bigger and bigger” waves
Novant Health Community Connect
Getting past cost — “You can always find something cheaper.”
One patient, one record, one remarkable experience

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Mommy Manager and Me

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Here we go again,” I thought to myself. I had just come across a blog about a new phenomenon called “mommy manager” syndrome, and I was fully expecting a piece that generalized female managers and painted them in a negative light. I was all set to fire off a Twitter tirade lambasting the article (and […]

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HIMSS Analytics: Efficiency Is Top Operational Priority for Hospitals

Efficiency Takes Precedence In Hospitals, says HIMSS Analytics

When it comes to hospital operations, efficiency has become a top priority. In a report evaluating the use of health IT applications in US hospitals, HIMSS Analytics identified bed management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial modeling applications as the areas positioned for the most growth among hospitals. Using data from the HIMSS Analytics Database, […]

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