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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When The Flight Plan Goes Out The Window

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“This isn’t happening,” I thought to myself. My laptop was frozen, and at the worst possible time. The webinar was set to begin in 15 minutes, and instead of running through the instructions with the speaker and doing sound checks, I was staring at the little blue circle on my screen that just kept going […]

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You’re More Damned If You Don’t

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“You do realize that we’ve become those people, right?” I asked my husband. “Which people?” “The ones who hightail it to the store and stock up on milk when there’s snow in the forecast.” It happens every time one of the many radar systems detects a few flurries (which is quite often when you live […]

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