Life In The Swamp

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

“Ottawa, best known as the capital of Canada, also features the National Gallery of Canada, the annual Bluesfest, winter skating on the Rideau Canal — and, perhaps, a staggering amount of illicit sex.” Now THAT’S a great lead, I thought, reading on to learn that the recently hacked (and possibly in the process of being […]

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A Tale Of Two Tributes

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

When my older brother Pat was in his final days, he had two priorities. The first was to spend as much time as possible with friends and family, allowing us the chance to share memories and say goodbye, a privilege not everyone has with loved ones. The second was to make sure his sons, Soren […]

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Playing With Fire

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“TMZ is reporting an NFL player was injured in a fireworks accident…” The radio broadcaster hadn’t finished before I began unleashing a diatribe to my husband. “Oh geez. What kind of clown thinks it’s a good idea to literally play with fire? And someone who is paid to keep his body healthy and intact, no […]

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The Anchors We All Need

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

“So I guess things were a little too busy for you to do that webinar I emailed you about?” I sheepishly asked Shafiq Rab, VP/CIO of Hackensack University Medical Center, as we stood in the back of the conference room during a keynote presentation at the CHIME spring forum. “What webinar?” he asked, looking at […]

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The Street-Level View

Christopher Walden, Director of IS, Health First (former CIO, HealthAlliance) Hospital

I was walking down a busy street the other day and two men were just behind me. I overheard a portion of their conversation and it went like this. One of the men said, “So I went with my Dad to pick up some custom tailored shirts. I had no idea what he was going […]

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