James Wellman, CIO, Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Chapter 4

James Wellman, CIO, Comanche County Memorial Hospital

Managing change with transparency & accountability
“When it’s your fault, admit it’s your fault.”
Trusting the staff
High-level perspective: “A CIO shouldn’t be working on code.”
CHIME Boot Camp & mentoring
Learning from a major outage — “We found things to improve.”
Confident leadership

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Flexing The Twitter Muscles

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Nothing good ever comes from Twitter.” I heard it a few months ago after yet another athlete became embroiled in a social media scandal, and I was starting to agree. This time it was a football player who hit ‘favorite’ on a Twitter post — during a game his team was playing. Granted he was […]

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The Dark Side Of Accessibility

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It’s probably not as bad as they’re saying, I thought, as I listened to sports radio hosts dissect the latest drama involving the New York Knicks. A few weeks ago, James Dolan, CEO of both the Knicks and Cablevision, received an email from a lifelong fan criticizing the job he has done. This was his […]

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How To Avoid Communication Breakdown

Christopher Walden, Director of IS, Health First (former CIO, HealthAlliance) Hospital

Years ago, I had a situation happen that my wife loves to bring up. The short of it is that my (now) wife was over at my house and we were just hanging out and finishing dinner. A knock came at the door. A friend of mine I had known for a few years decided […]

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A New Premise For A Common Promise

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Are you going to yoga Saturday?” my husband asked, hoping to finalize our plans for the weekend. “Yeah,” I said, eagerly anticipating 75 minutes of exercise, and peace. And then I saw the date, and realized Saturday is January 3, mere days into the phenomenon that results in long lines and crowds at gyms and […]

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