Survey Finds Large Gap Between M&A Expectations And Realities

How Big Is The Gap Between M&A Planning and Execution?

Although hospital mergers and acquisitions have become increasingly common, the process is still fraught with roadblocks. And for many CIOs, it’s a much bumpier ride than they anticipated, according to the September healthsystemCIO.com SnapSurvey, which revealed a wide gap between expectations and post-merger realities. Not surprisingly, the majority (65 percent) of CIOs indicated they had […]

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Survey: CIOs Say ACOs Great On Paper, But Not In Practice

ACOs Are Great On Paper, But Is That Enough?

When it comes to accountable care and other shared savings organizations, CIOs support the overall premise, but when it comes to application, it’s often a different story. In the August healthsystemCIO.com Snap Survey, nearly half (47 percent) of respondents said their organization is participating in an ACO and 13 percent are in the process of […]

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Survey: CIOs Can Play – But It Takes Work

CIOs Are Getting Away - Even If They Still Check In

There’s nothing easy about getting out of the office, but CIOs are doing it. According to the July healthsystemCIO.com SnapSurvey, the vast majority (92 percent) of respondents plan to take a vacation this year. One CIO said spending time away is a “survival tactic” in today’s hectic health IT environment, and another stated that work-life […]

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Survey: CISOs Key to Organizational, CIO Success

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While less than one quarter of CIOs surveyed in healthsystemCIO.com’s June SnapSurvey feel security ranks among their strengths, 40 percent place their organisation’s security maturity at either the highest level (optimized) or just below (measured). Perhaps that’s because almost 60 percent are supported in those efforts by a CISO, and sure are  happy about it. […]

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Survey: What CIOs Fear Most About Changing Jobs

SnapSurvey Says The Biggest Hurdle In Changing Jobs Is Culture

As more CIOs contemplate career moves, it’s becoming clear that while their reasons for leaving may vary, their hesitations stem from the same source. In the May healthsystemCIO.com Snap Survey, more than a third of respondents identified learning and adapting to a new culture as the most significant hurdle in seeking a new role, while […]

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