It’s Not Always About Timing

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“They offered me a promotion,” I told my husband. And yet, the expression on my face didn’t exude any excitement. It was clear I didn’t want to take it. Things had been going downhill at my company for a while, and the offer of more money and increased responsibility was too little, too late. “They’ll […]

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Sarah Richardson, CIO, NCH Healthcare System, Chapter 1

Sarah Richardson, CIO, NCH Healthcare System

About NCH
Cerner in hospitals & physician practices
Fully outsourced IT shop — “It feels like we have 80-plus people when we only have 52”
NCH’s “matrixed” reporting structure
Reaching HIMSS Stage 7
“There’s no such thing as paperless.”
Smart room technology

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Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County, Chapter 2

Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County

Success of CRISP — “They listen to the folks that are doing the work on a daily basis.”
Preparing for ICD-10 & computer-assisted coding
Improving workflow — “It can be very labor intensive”
“Fragmented” portals
Working with AT&T and Vivify to create Bluetooth-enabled kits
“It has to be a clinical-IT partnership.”

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Fifth Floor, Please

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“How are the twins?” It’s a question I’m often greeted with at industry events, and it immediately makes me smile, because I know that for at least a few minutes, I can take a break from the buzzword of the day and talk about my kids. But it wasn’t always this way. And for me, […]

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My April Women

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It’s one of those industry secrets that’s not really a ‘secret’ at all. If you want people to click on an article, include a number in the title, preferably in the context of a ‘top 10.’ And if you really want to drive traffic, post a title that offers life-changing advice. We’ll all seen them […]

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