Mommy Manager and Me

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Here we go again,” I thought to myself. I had just come across a blog about a new phenomenon called “mommy manager” syndrome, and I was fully expecting a piece that generalized female managers and painted them in a negative light. I was all set to fire off a Twitter tirade lambasting the article (and […]

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From Rumination Comes Illumination

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

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 […]

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For Smaller Hospitals, The MU Burden Is Just as Large

Stephen Stewart, CIO, Henry County Health Center

We are a small, rural, critical access hospital located in Southeast Iowa. We have 25 acute beds and 49 long-term care beds. We may be small, but I submit that the challenges presented by MU stage 2 are the same in breadth and scope as they are for our much larger brethren. We face the […]

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How Google Glass Is Changing One Hospital’s Vision

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

I’m now able to publicly write about the work that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been doing with the start-up, Wearable Intelligence. We’ve been working over the past 4 months on pilots that I believe will improve the safety, quality and efficiency of patient care through the integration of wearable technology such as Google […]

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Stepping Into The Discomfort Zone

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

He had me at “a bit stuffy and academic.” I didn’t have to get through the first paragraph before I was sold. In a recent blog, Chris Walden, CIO at HealthAlliance Hospital and co-founder of CultureInfusion.com, opened up about being hesitant to attend the ACHE Congress for fear that it would be “a bit stuff […]

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