For the last five years, it’s been full speed ahead for the IT team at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. Under the leadership of Cindy Peterson, that “full speed” has included implementing dozens of applications from the organization’s core clinical vendor — Meditech — along with many of the ancillary technologies that give CPOE a […]
After years on the consulting side of healthcare, Steven Roth made the jump to provider CIO by joining PinnacleHealth. And while he knew the organization had outsourced its IT shop to Siemens, Roth wasn’t aware of the “depth and breadth” of the agreement until he finally had a chance to read the fine print. As […]
PODCAST: One-on-One w/University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center VP & CIO Lynn Vogel, Chapter 3
While just about every CIO in healthcare can be described as intelligent, only a handful deserve to be called wise. One of those is undoubtedly M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Lynn Vogel. And Vogel is not the kind of CIO to keep all that wisdom to himself. As such, he’s an active educator in both the university and industry spheres — the latter as an instructor in CHIME’s popular CIO Boot Camps. To learn more about Vogel’s take on the trends roiling healthcare — and his work at MD Anderson — healthsystemCIO.com editor Anthony Guerra recently caught up with the Texas-based CIO.
The days of associating small hospitals with low-tech facilities are slowly fading in the past. One reason is that the small, including critical access, hospitals (CAHs) are not exempt from the HITECH programs carrots … or sticks. But sometimes being small does mean being resource constrained and, in that environment, doing any kind of rip […]