Inspiration Is Everywhere

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“Tell me something good,” I said to my husband. I was grieving the loss of my older brother, who passed away earlier this year after a two-year battle with cancer, and I needed to hear something positive. And so Dan, who lost his mother to cancer seven years ago, indulged me by talking about the […]

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A Window Into The Patient’s World

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

The timing couldn’t have been better. I had spent the evening coercing my toddlers to eat dinner, wrestling them into — and then out of — the bath, and refereeing fights, all while listening to the same episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse over and over again. I felt defeated. So instead of jumping right into […]

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The Game Isn’t Played On Paper

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

“What? That’s crazy. He didn’t show up at all? That was NFL analyst Steve Young’s reaction when he learned that Geno Smith, the QB of the New York Jets, had missed a mandatory meeting the night before a game — because he was at the movies. With his team on the West coast, Smith, in […]

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You Can’t Run From Innovation

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It happened about five years ago. I was at a checkup when my doctor started to run through the usual list of questions. “Do you smoke?” “No.” “Do you drink?” “Occasionally.” “Do you exercise?” “I’d love to, but I don’t have time,” I said, using my long and exhausting daily commute to New York as […]

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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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