Mommy Manager and Me

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor,

“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 […]


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, […]


Russ Branzell, CEO & President, CHIME, Chapter 2

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

CHIME Speakers Bureau
Disappointment with ICD-10 delay — “Organizations literally were flipping switches as of that week.”
Working with AHIMA
Pushing for “reasonable flexibility” on MU 2
New membership groups
First-year success — “We were able to make some major ground in the industry.”


Norma Tirado, CIO & VP of Human Resources and IT, Lakeland HealthCare, Chapter 3

Norma Tirado, CIO & VP of HR & IT, Lakeland HealthCare

Lakeland’s volunteer RaDAR team
“Leading toward the future”
Significance of stage 7 — “It’s about outcomes.”
32 saved lives
IT’s role in demonstrating value — “We have to do better.”
Escaping to the golf course


McCulloch Named VP of Membership Development at CHIME

George McCulloch, EVP, Membership & Professional Development, CHIME (former Deputy CIO, Vanderbilt University MC)

George McCulloch has been appointed as CHIME’s first executive vice president of Membership and Professional Development. According to CHIME, the new role is designed to help promote the organization’s expansion initiatives to better serve its members. “We are extremely pleased to have a seasoned CIO and industry professional of George’s caliber join CHIME’s senior management […]