Survey: CIOs Can Play – But It Takes Work

CIOs Are Getting Away - Even If They Still Check In

There’s nothing easy about getting out of the office, but CIOs are doing it. According to the July SnapSurvey, the vast majority (92 percent) of respondents plan to take a vacation this year. One CIO said spending time away is a “survival tactic” in today’s hectic health IT environment, and another stated that work-life […]


If Not Now, When?

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

How often have you put off scheduling a doctor appointment or preventive test because you’re just too busy? Do you keep up your exercise routine when you’ve got a big project and key deadline looming? Do you have someone who helps keep you honest on these basic “taking care of yourself” things? Have to admit I’m […]


Tressa Springmann, VP & CIO, LifeBridge Health, Chapter 4

Tressa Springmann, VP & CIO, LifeBridge Health

The defensive box
Introducing change — “You need to be very careful.”
Restructuring LifeBridge’s leadership team
Teaching IS at St. Mary’s University
Staying energized
“I’m a continual student.”


Marking More Than Just Time

Bill Rieger, CIO, Flagler Hospital

For some, especially children, birthdays represent fun and attention. Later on, they represent a coming of age (i.e., 18, or 21), but eventually, they get you thinking about how fast life is going by. This same phenomenon can happen with money. For whatever reason you find yourself with a few extra bucks, and the next […]


From Rumination Comes Illumination

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief,

The alarm goes off at 5:35 AM. I roll out of bed and make my way to the bathroom to brush my teeth and shower before throwing on some clothes and making my way in to see Tyler — who is almost 5 — at 6. He’s still at the fun age where he wants […]