Survey Says Remote Monitoring Is On The Radar, But Not An Immediate Priority

Remote Monitoring Programs Are On CIOs' Radars, But Not Alone

Despite numerous reports citing mounting interest in remote monitoring programs, for most CIOs, the technology is still a “nice to have” and not a “must have,” according to the February healthsystemCIO.com Snap Survey. While remote monitoring is certainly gaining traction, it will continue to take a backseat to other pressing priorities, the survey found — […]

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A Business Like Any Other

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“I’d like to cancel my aircards,” I said. “Sure, I can help with that,” replied a voice cheerier than one might have expected upon hearing such news. “Would you mind telling me why you’re cancelling the cards?” asked the Verizon rep. “Well,” I said, “My team and I have iPhones. With their latest software release, […]

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Bill Neil, VP & CIO, Indian River Medical Center, Chapter 3

Bill Neil, VP/CIO, Indian River Medical Center

Preparing for Stage 2
Looking for ways to cut costs
Staff retention challenges — “The pool isn’t growing.”
Benchmarking against other orgs
From large IDN to community hospital
Advice for new CIOs — “Get on the CEO’s radar.”

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Getting Stronger By Getting Leaner

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“I just want to make sure we’re cutting fat, and not bone or muscle,” I said. “No, it’s definitely fat,” Nancy said. “So by doing this, we will not diminish the value you can get out of the show,” I asked for confirmation. “Nope. I can take meetings just about up until the exhibit hall […]

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KLAS: Big Expectations From Small Practices Shaking Up EHR Market

Small Practices Want The Works On a Shoestring Budget

When it comes to EHRs, small practices have big expectations, and they aren’t afraid to cut ties if their needs aren’t being met. In a new report examining the ambulatory EHR market, KLAS found that practices with one to 10 physicians have the same needs in terms of functionality and vendor support as their larger […]

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