Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care, Chapter 3

Bryan Bliven, CIO, University of Missouri Health Care

From HIMSS stage 2 to 7 — “We treated it like a project.”
Quality improvement
Enabling the staff to “recognize the amount of change we’d taken on.”
From Cerner to MU Health
A “different scope of responsibility” as interim CIO
CHIME Boot Camp – “It was a great resource on how to approach the role.”

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Listen And Learn: Why I Host Staff Breakfasts

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

Last November, I started the practice of hosting monthly breakfasts for up to 20 of my department staff at a time. We skipped two months around the time of our major inpatient go live in June. That means I’ve spent time with at least 160 staff getting to know them, listening to their concerns and answering […]

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Taking A Bite Out Of Apple

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

40 hours. That’s how long it took for Apple to make a statement regarding arguably the most highly-publicized breach in the history of mobile phones. On Sunday, several intimate photos of celebrities were published on the Internet — photos that were taken in the privacy of their homes. The online accounts of actors, musicians, and […]

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How Much Should You Reveal?

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

“Do you think that the blog I do jeopardizes my ‘executive presence?’” asked Mary — a CIO buddy of mine. “In a way, I do not really care what the answer is. I am willing to continue to write about character and leadership regardless of the professional cost. The purpose and cause is important to […]

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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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