The Perpetual Obstacle Course

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor,

In all the years I’ve been attending conferences — including both health IT and medical association events — I’ve never seen anything quite like yesterday’s opening keynote address. Not only did the speaker play to a packed house, but he finished with one — along with a standing ovation. And throughout his talk, business consultant […]


Tests of Team Spirit

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief,

“That’s terrible,” Nancy said. “I guess I’m just looking for you to confirm that I have to cancel my trip,” I confessed. “You ABSOLUTELY have to cancel it,” she said, without a second’s hesitation. “Like you said, Kate will be there, so we’re covered.” That was Sunday. Rewind to Friday afternoon when I got a […]


Forget The Enterprise, Miss The Boat

I hate desktop software. Every new application is a potential conflict with mission critical software. Then you have the effort of installing and updating. It is a terrible model for the enterprise. Wherever possible I am looking for Software as a Service (SaaS) option. Adobe has a potentially great service in their CreatePDF SaaS offering (once they add […]


A CIO’s Guide to Recruiting

The need for qualified IT talent in healthcare is driving many new openings in health systems.  What are some of the methods you can use to recruit health IT workers to your health system?  CIOs and HR officers need to be careful in their process of hiring health IT talent. What can you do to […]


CIOs Lost and Found

Most of us have faced a job search at some point in our work life.  How you handle finding new CIO opportunities or having new CIO opportunities find you is definitely an art.  The marketplace is full of job seekers and the positions are limited.  Sometimes being rejected is part of the game.  How you […]