What I Learned As A Young CIO

Chad Brisendine, VP & CIO, St Luke’s Hospital & Health Network

Being a young CIO has many advantages and probably even more opportunities — or as some would say, disadvantages. Do you remember the first time you presented to the board or the first time you were nailed by the executives for an issue or maybe even when something failed? What matters is what you do […]


Dan Waltz, VP & CIO, MidMichigan Health, Chapter 3


His career path
“Taking the Epic project and being the lead gave me clinical experience.”
Trust but verify
Making patient care personal — “If it was my mom, what would I do?”
Biggest obstacles for CIOs
Long-term & short-term goals for MidMichigan
Work-life balance


Matthew Chambers, CIO, Baylor Scott & White Health, Chapter 3

Matthew Chambers, CIO, Baylor Scott & White

Shared vision for population health
“You have to build a rapport before you can work effectively remotely.”
Recruiting from other industries
Lessons learned from consulting
The value of making mistakes
“Don’t let perfect get in the way of good”


Jeff Young, CIO, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Chapter 3

Jeff Young, CIO, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

MU – Stage 1 in hospitals, stage 1/year 2 for EPs
Teenage patients & confidentiality—“It’s definitely a challenge”
Children’s Hospital Network
eClinicalWorks’ CCMR
His early CIO days — “I spent quite a bit of time out on the floors.”
Looking ahead to 2020


What’s In A Title?

Christopher Walden, VP & CIO, HealthAlliance Hospital

I have been contemplating what it means to be a leader. There was a time in my life when I thought that leadership was a title. When I played sports in school, someone was always named captain of the team, and of course all teams need to have a coach. They were leaders, right? After […]