Seeking Shelter From The Storm

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It seems like just months ago that ONC was welcoming Jacob Reider as the acting National Coordinator, and bidding farewell to Farzad Mostashari and his trademark bowtie, as well as David Muntz. In fact, it was just months ago — 13, to be exact. Since that time, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health […]

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Mark Zirkelbach, CIO, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Chapter 3

Mark Zirkelbach, CIO, Loma Linda University Medical Center

5-year plan – “the vital few”
Pre-vetting requests
Partnering with business
CIO of ambulatory multispecialty group — “That was a phenomenal experience”
Loma Linda’s mission ‘to make man whole’
MU — “That’ll be just the floor for us.”

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Staff Retention And The “Like”

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Looks like it’s going to happen over the weekend,” said my (then) coworker Laura. Normally shy and reserved, she was visibly excited on this particular day about three years ago. As a result of her tireless efforts, the publication’s Facebook page was about to hit 10,000 “likes.” It was certainly an impressive milestone, but her […]

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Survey Finds Staff Turnover Isn’t All About Money

CIOs: It Takes More Than a Raise to Retain Top Talent.

Talented IT professionals are testing the waters, and finding that climate is extremely inviting. According to the October healthsystemCIO.com Snap Survey, nearly a third of CIOs say their organization has experienced higher staff turnover in the past 12 months than in previous years, and it has leaders concerned. As a result, many executive teams are […]

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Mark Zirkelbach, CIO, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Chapter 2

Mark Zirkelbach, CIO, Loma Linda University Medical Center

Prioritization — “Just keep working the top 10.”
Macro process owners
Implementation vs optimization
Governance changes — “Our disciplines are being reinvented”
“Hairy” timing of MU with Epic go-live
Population health & MU attestation — “There’s a convergence there.”

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