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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Parental Guidance

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

Five years ago, my younger brother Steve graduated college and was commissioned as an officer in the US Army. As I watched my older brother, Pat, a retired Navy officer, swear him in, it hit me that the fun-loving, affable kid I’d watch grow up was about to inherit an enormous responsibility. He was going […]

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How Hungry Are You?

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

There are two types of people who are willing to jump into the Shark Tank: those who seek instant gratification, and those who know better. The former are the people with dollar signs in their eyes who fully expect to get handed a multi-million dollar check for an idea that either hasn’t been thought through, […]

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The Humility Barometer

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

The other day I was asked to talk about humility. The topic really just stopped me in my thoughts for a bit. What could I say about humility? In my life, I have known a lot about humiliation and humble pie, but what did I really know about humility? I decided to consult some older […]

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