Before You Ask For More Money

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

“It’s $160/year. Okay for me to give them my new credit card number?” Nancy emailed me on Monday. “Sure. You need it, right?” I responded reflexively. “It’s how I send the WMV webinar files to clients, so yes,” she replied, referencing the product that was formerly called YouSendIt, now HighTail. Now, the old me (the […]

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Jeff Pearson, VP & CIO, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, Chapter 3

Jeff Pearson, VP & CIO, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals & Clinics

Collaborating with BS&W on population health
Leading a staff of 135
His strong team of directors
“There’s power in scarcity.”
Reflecting on the past 2 years — “The organization has absorbed a lot of change.”
Trinity’s 5-year strategic plan
Learning from Northwestern Memorial

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HIMSS Analytics: Efficiency Is Top Operational Priority for Hospitals

Efficiency Takes Precedence In Hospitals, says HIMSS Analytics

When it comes to hospital operations, efficiency has become a top priority. In a report evaluating the use of health IT applications in US hospitals, HIMSS Analytics identified bed management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial modeling applications as the areas positioned for the most growth among hospitals. Using data from the HIMSS Analytics Database, […]

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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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