Bernie Clement, CIO, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Chapter 3

Bernie Clement, CIO, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

Director of strategic planning — “It was nice to use the other side of my brain”
The CIO’s toolkit
Taking a job closer to home
Getting — and staying — lean
From the oil industry to health IT
Applying project management skills
Toughest part about being a CIO


Fernando Martinez, SVP & CIO, Parkland Hospital & Health System, Chapter 3

Fernando Martinez, SVP & CIO, Parkland Hospital & Health System

All-interim executive team
His strategy — “I never approach any job as interim.”
Adapting to Texas – “Dallas has a way of drawing you in.”
Business & IT acumen
Evolution of the CIO from supportive role to leadership position
Background as CTO & CSO
Teaching classes “to stay current.”


Mitchel Krieger, Associate CIO, Cleveland Clinic, Chapter 3

Mitchel Krieger, MD, Associate CIO, Cleveland Clinic

From the military to solo practice
Leading change at Inova
Master’s in Management of Clinical Informatics
Thoughts on his first year — “The depth of talent here is really pretty incredible.”
Fostering – not forcing – innovation
No “magic” in change management
“You have to eat your own cooking.”


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