David Lundal, SVP & CIO, Presence Health, Chapter 2

David Lundal, System VP & CIO, Presence Health

The “huge challenge” for CIOs
Staff appreciation — “Everyone is overworked.”
IT governance & “black holes”
From idea to business case to decision
“We have a lot of different initiatives, but not a coherent strategy.”
Managing multiple portals
Clinical integration platform for HIE


Top Blogs Of 2014

hsCIO.com's Bloggers Were Up To the Challenge in 2014

From the Ebola outbreak to the changes in ONC leadership to (yet another) ICD-10 delay, 2014 provided a great deal of fodder, and our bloggers proved they were up to the task by providing excellent content. And while there were numerous topics that resonated with our audience, what really seemed to make an impression were […]


Survey: CIOs Checked Off Big Boxes In 2014

Snap Survey Checklist

Despite having a heaping portion of priorities, CIOs are cleaning their plates, according to the December healthsystemCIO.com SnapSurvey, which found that the vast majority accomplished their major goals for 2014. What’s even more encouraging is that all respondents believe their organization is better off than it was a year ago. Hitting the mark, however, hasn’t […]


Chad Eckes, CIO, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Chapter 4

Chad Eckes, CIO, Wake Forest Baptist Health

High cost of archiving data
Project Sunset
Advisory councils for prioritization
“I’m blessed in this enterprise for having very active partners.”
Balancing strategic initiatives with operational needs
ITS organizational structure
“The most important draw here was the people.”


You Can’t Run From Innovation

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It happened about five years ago. I was at a checkup when my doctor started to run through the usual list of questions. “Do you smoke?” “No.” “Do you drink?” “Occasionally.” “Do you exercise?” “I’d love to, but I don’t have time,” I said, using my long and exhausting daily commute to New York as […]