The Great Furnace Caper, Part II

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

“Daddy!” came the all-too-familiar cry of our soon-to-be three year old, Parker, at 3 AM. For whatever reason I am, and have always been, the night watchman, so I rolled out of bed to see what was up. “A bird keeps flying into my window,” he whimpered. “There it is again.” As I heard the […]

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Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 2

Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke's Health System

Selling the board on integration
Using metrics to “move the needle”
Concerns about HIE sustainability
Driving change — “I have to be involved.”
Goal of going from 4 portals to 1
“Staggering” adoption numbers

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Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 1

Marc Chasin, MD, CIO & CMIO, St. Luke's Health System

About St. Luke’s
Going from the east coast to Idaho
Affinity for “the intersection of technology & clinical practice.”
Having dual roles — “You have to have a strong team around you.”
Moving to an integrated system
“We’ve made a significant improvement but we’re nowhere near finished”
The keys to change management

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Communication Tips For Marissa Mayer

Will Weider, CIO, Ministry Health Care

Yammer is the internal social media platform we use in IT at Ministry Health Care. Recently there was a Yammer thread discussing the effectiveness of the communication surrounding the recent Yahoo email outage. Outage communication has been a focus for us and we like looking at what others are doing. There were certainly a number […]

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An Infrastructure Based On Truth

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

“Last Chance,” read the 12/3 email. It was from a publication selling ad space for a directory. I took notice of this email because I don’t think directories, listings and product guides hold much value for the end user. They often miss key players, and once the revenue is booked, they aren’t kept up to […]

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