Seeking Shelter From The Storm

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It seems like just months ago that ONC was welcoming Jacob Reider as the acting National Coordinator, and bidding farewell to Farzad Mostashari and his trademark bowtie, as well as David Muntz. In fact, it was just months ago — 13, to be exact. Since that time, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health […]

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The Real Leader On The Field

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“The work gets done through other people. I may have the title, but I’m not the boss. A lot of guys who do what I do consider themselves the quarterback — to use another football analogy — but the position I feel I’ve always played is the one of center, because the people who really […]

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Starting A Lean IT Journey

Robert Slepin, Robert Slepin is Director of EHR, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

“How did you get trained in Lean? Is it something you think a team should go through? What was different in the way you approached things back when I worked with you; you seemed fairly competent then?” My recent modernhealthcare.com post had piqued the interest of a colleague. This article is the first in a series […]

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Navigating The Road From Outside

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Another promotion?” I wrote to my friend after seeing his updated status on LinkedIn. “For some reason, they felt it was a good decision to put me in charge of an $85 million product line (the biggest one the organization has),” he wrote back. “We’ll see how this one goes.” First off, you know you’ve […]

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Staff Retention And The “Like”

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Looks like it’s going to happen over the weekend,” said my (then) coworker Laura. Normally shy and reserved, she was visibly excited on this particular day about three years ago. As a result of her tireless efforts, the publication’s Facebook page was about to hit 10,000 “likes.” It was certainly an impressive milestone, but her […]

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