The Rising Demand for Health IT Security Officers

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

In my last blog, I mentioned that the CIOs who participated in our recent CHIME focus group are mindful of the need for intense cyber security due to the latest news of patient ID or medical data breaches. This has led to hiring demand for health IT security professionals. Have you hired a Chief Information […]

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The Issues That Elicit Fear and Frustration Among CIOs

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

The HIMSS14 annual conference and exhibition was an enormous and exhausting event, and yet it was a wonderful way to renew acquaintances in the industry and to connect in-person with new health IT professionals. Thank you to the several folks I met at the conference who said they read and appreciate my healthsystemcio.com blog. Since […]

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Winning Ways To Be Remembered As A CIO

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

Acts of kindness and generosity can leave a lasting, positive impression on others in the large, but close-knit healthcare IT community. The following are a few simple ways to enhance your reputation and legacy: Thank-you notes Work pressures, time pressures, and budget issues can be draining day after day. The rewards of all this hard […]

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Seek the Work Culture You Want

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

What do you say when a friend asks you to describe your company’s culture, either at your current employer or maybe your previous employer? Every organization has a “culture” that exists within its people and leadership. How would you describe the managers, office staff, mood and underlying feelings of your workplace? Hospitals and health systems […]

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Suggestions For Heating Up Your IT Career

Bonnie Siegel, Healthcare IT Recruiter, Witt/Kieffer

Let’s start out the year with some career ideas to get you out of the January cold, or maybe a deep freeze in your work life. Are you ready to thaw out your career and take yourself to a new level? Fortunately, CIO hiring activity is heating up, with some organizations recruiting their first-time CIOs, […]

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