Mitchel Krieger, Associate CIO, Cleveland Clinic, Chapter 1

Mitchel Krieger, MD, Associate CIO, Cleveland Clinic

About Cleveland Clinic
His role as associate CIO
EHR & imaging consulting through MyPractice Healthcare Solutions
Offering Epic to non-affiliated docs
Reporting to Dr. Harris — “The architect of our IT strategies.”
Early Epic adopter
Creating “customizable EHR solutions”


What I Learned As A Young CIO

Chad Brisendine, VP & CIO, St Luke’s Hospital & Health Network

Being a young CIO has many advantages and probably even more opportunities — or as some would say, disadvantages. Do you remember the first time you presented to the board or the first time you were nailed by the executives for an issue or maybe even when something failed? What matters is what you do […]


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 […]


I’m Not The Show

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor,

It was the day before my editor started her vacation, and my colleagues and I were getting nothing done. We each had to map everything we planned to do the following week and go through it with her — in excruciating detail. She then reviewed every possible scenario that might come up in her absence, […]


Dan Waltz, VP & CIO, MidMichigan Health, Chapter 3


His career path
“Taking the Epic project and being the lead gave me clinical experience.”
Trust but verify
Making patient care personal — “If it was my mom, what would I do?”
Biggest obstacles for CIOs
Long-term & short-term goals for MidMichigan
Work-life balance