What Are Public Speaking’s Critical Success Factors?

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

Over the last few months, a few readers wrote asking about a post of mine regarding speaking in public. For those who get nervous about speaking in public, let’s recognize that unless you are being filmed for the Discovery Channel’s television show Life Below Zero, you speak in public every day — to your friends, family, […]

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Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chapter 1

Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

About CTCA
“We provide an integrated approach to cancer care”
Engaging patients — “They’re part of the care team.”
Videoconferencing to communicate with scattered staff
Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager
Personalized care
Heavy portal usage — “It’s part of the culture that we build around.”

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Patty Lavely, SVP & CIO, Gwinnett Health System, Chapter 3

Patty Lavely, SVP & CIO, Gwinnett Health System

Interim CIO
Guardrails for demand management — “It was quite eye-opening.”
Consulting experience in her back pocket
Introverts managing relationships
Building trust
Evolving CIO role — “We have to understand the business.”
“Innovation isn’t easy.”

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A Year Of Blogging

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

People often ask me, “How do you find time to write”? I have been writing this blog every week for over a year. A very senior leader in our organization who always compliments my writing told me recently, “If you can find time to write it, then I can find time to read it.” I […]

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Patty Lavely, SVP & CIO, Gwinnett Health System, Chapter 2

Patty Lavely, SVP & CIO, Gwinnett Health System

Revamping security
Cybersecurity talent — “We found it very difficult to recruit those skills.”
Prioritizing by communicating
Information Management Planning Council
Executive support — “Our leadership team is willing to ask questions.”
Starting a consulting company

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