What To Consider Before Firing A Parting Shot

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

It was a heck of an article, a heck of a story. Essentia Health had commissioned what must be one of the most extensive penetration tests ever conducted on a healthcare system (two years). That, in itself, is brave. But then, in a move the article’s author rightly describes as “remarkable and laudable,” it allowed […]

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Are You Prepared To Exit Gracefully?

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

Are you looking for your next CIO career move or maybe changing career direction? If so, you are not alone. The healthcare market is shifting and evolving, and it has spawned new IT leadership opportunities as CIOs leave for new opportunities or retire. This may be a convenient time to switch jobs, but are you […]

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Survey: CIOs Committed To Their Vendor, But With Eyes Wide Open

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Vendors, take note: If you don’t deliver, you’re out. With CIOs facing mounting pressures, the relationship with their core vendor is becoming increasingly critical. And although most are generally satisfied, they’re willing to make some noise — or even walk — if things go south, according to the April healthsystemCIO.com Snap Survey, which found that […]

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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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