Another Year, Another Target

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

Last year, it was Target. The discount retailer was hacking, resulting in the theft of credit and debit card data from 70 million accounts, and a whole lot of negative publicity. Then a few days ago, news hit of a hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment that has the international company reeling. Only this time, it […]

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Taking Command: Building A Network Operations Center

Scott MacLean, Deputy CIO, Partners HealthCare, Chair, HIMSS

“I had no idea it was this complex,” exclaimed our corporate controller. “Do you think our clinicians understand how this works?” This was her reaction to touring one of our tier-3 data centers, and no, I don’t think our clinicians understand the challenge and importance of data center management. I don’t want them to have […]

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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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Dan Waltz, VP & CIO, MidMichigan Health, Chapter 1

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About MidMichgan Health
Affiliating with University of Michigan Health System to “share our strengths.”
Allscripts in practices, Cerner in hospitals
Outsourcing to Cerner
“We’re looking at various ways to centralize most of the services.”
HIE mergers
Getting docs on board with data exchange

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Spencer Hamons, CIO & COO, Taos Health Systems, Chapter 2

Spencer Hamons, CIO & COO, Taos Health Systems

Contingency plans for Internet down time
Donning the COO hat for ICD-10 — “I’m more concerned with operational piece.”
Helping end users realize “their job is going to fundamentally change.”
The mantra of the 90s
Eyeing the CEO title — “I don’t know too many CIOs who have made the jump.”
Engaging patients in the PCP setting

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