Joey Sudomir, SVP & CIO, Texas Health Resources, Chapter 3

Every organization goes through peaks and valleys. It’s a CIO’s job to set the pace and make sure the staff know when to hit accelerate and when to conserve energy, says Joey Sudomir.

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The Physician Burnout Crisis: Why Patients Must Come Second

The concept may seem to run counter to everything physicians are taught, but if we want to reduce burnout and bring joy back to medicine, it’s time to put patients second, says CMIO CT Lin.

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Anne Lara, CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County, Chapter 3

Big concern: infrastructure
“I need to make sure my data is backed up and available.”
Securing wireless devices
Recognizing IT’s “unsung heroes”
Creating opportunities for staff to “shine and grow”
MU: “It’s taking the industry to a place it wouldn’t have gone.”
Population health & “Comparing apples to apples”

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Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME, Chapter 1

Thoughts on MU final rule
“Let’s just create a little flexibility.”
Addressing AHIMA
Patient identifiers — “It’s going to take some revolutionary action.”
Interoperability timelines
IT staff burnout
“We cannot adapt to this much change as fast as we can deploy the technology.”

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Looking For That Glow

“How about a pair of earrings instead?” the man behind the counter at Balzani’s jewelry store asked for the second time. “No. I really wanted to get a necklace. I know I found something here last time,” I said, getting frustrated. “Yes, well, we just don’t have that much in your price range,” he said. […]

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