Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chapter 2

Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Patient engagement & entertainment platform
Personalized treatment
Rebuilding analytics — “It requires a heavy IT investment.”
Using consultants
Staff engagement — “It’s incredibly important to me.”
Rounding & face-to-face talks to “feel the pulse of the facility.”


A Summer Career To-Do List

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Executive Search Consultant, Witt/Kieffer

Summer is hopefully a time for you and your family to get away from work and business, but it is also a good time to review and shore up your career to-do list. This is also a great time of year to reconnect with former colleagues and friends in the industry. Use the summer to […]


When Is It Okay To Give Up?

Christopher Walden, Director of IS, Health First (former CIO, HealthAlliance) Hospital

When is it appropriate for a leader to give up on trying to influence change over a particular process or individual? Is it ever acceptable? For those instances where the leader has direct jurisdiction over the process or person, an executive directive can be given and change can be forced (for what that is worth). […]


Leading By Letting Go

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief,

“He says you’re a nightmare,” my boss told me. I’d just been promoted to editor-in-chief of our publication — my first position where I truly had management responsibilities — and the initial reports from my staff (at least one member) were not good. “Well, he’s not taking his job seriously,” I barked back. “His stuff […]


What Scales Can’t Measure

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor,

Every once in a while, I get writer’s block. It doesn’t happen often, thankfully. But when it does, it hits me hard. Without warning, I’ll find that the messy but plentiful pile of ideas that usually occupy my head have disappeared, and I have nothing to say. (Again, this is very rare. Just ask my […]