Treating Failures As Stepping Stones

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

I try, I really do. I am a husband, a father, a son, a friend, an employee and employer. All of those attributes sit on top and are encased by my strong faith. So when I say, ‘I try,’ what I mean is that I try to walk out my core values in all those […]

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National White Coat Die-In

Sue Schade, CIO, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

It’s been 18 days since the Ferguson grand jury decision and 9 days since the NYC grand jury decision. We have all seen the news and protests in cities around the country. Black lives matter. Yesterday, another group demonstrated their support. Students at 70 medical schools around the country organized a national white coat die-n. […]

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What Are You Running From?

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

“I just saw your buddy over at Marist (Hall),” said my archeology professor, Dr. Lewis, referring to my anthropology professor, Dr. Cooper. “Oh yeah?” I said. “Yeah. He said he wasn’t going to make it to your graduation party,” Dr. Lewis explained with some obvious satisfaction. The two were not the best of friends. Some […]

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When Luck Runs Out

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

If there’s one thing I never want to be considered, it’s ungrateful. And yet, a few weeks ago, that’s exactly how I sounded when I was complaining to Anthony and Nancy about being called for jury duty. In my defense, it’s not exactly the first time I’ve been summoned. In fact, it seems to happen […]

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What You Need To Consider Before Signing On The Dotted Line

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

From the David Mamet play, Glengarry, Glen Ross: Roma sees something outside the window. ROMA: Oh, Christ. LEVENE: The hell with him. We’ll go to lunch, the leads won’t be up for… ROMA: You’re a client. I just sold you five waterfront Glengarry Farms. I rub my head, throw me the cue “Kenilworth.” LEVENE: What […]

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