Women And Technology, Part 2

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

I had the chance to deliver the opening keynote talk at the NG HealthCare US Summit two weeks ago. I was to fit a 20 minute talk between the salad and the entree at a dinner. The summit organizers said I could talk about whatever topic I wanted; I just had to be inspiring. I titled my […]


Making The Reflection Accurate

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

Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Amy Pascal was reading an email from her colleague, company co-chair Scott Rudin, just as she had probably read hundreds, if not thousands, of emails from him before. Pascal — a Democratic party donor and supporter of President Obama — asked Rudin before a fundraiser what she should ask the president. […]


Another Year, Another Target

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

Last year, it was Target. The discount retailer was hacking, resulting in the theft of credit and debit card data from 70 million accounts, and a whole lot of negative publicity. Then a few days ago, news hit of a hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment that has the international company reeling. Only this time, it […]


The Argonaut Project Charter

John Halamka, MD, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Yesterday, a group of private sector stakeholders — including athenahealth, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Cerner, Epic, Intermountain Health, Mayo Clinic, McKesson, Meditech, Partners Healthcare System, SMART at Boston Children’s Hospital Informatics Program, and The Advisory Board Company — met with HL7 and FHIR leadership to accelerate […]


Treating Failures As Stepping Stones

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

I try, I really do. I am a husband, a father, a son, a friend, an employee and employer. All of those attributes sit on top and are encased by my strong faith. So when I say, ‘I try,’ what I mean is that I try to walk out my core values in all those […]