John Showalter, MD, CHIO, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Chapter 2

The most important piece of advice for communicating more effectively with stakeholders? “Tailor your message,” says Dr. John Showalter, who also talks about selling predictive analytics, and how he transitioned from CMIO to CHIO.

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John Showalter, MD, CHIO, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Chapter 1

When it comes to predictive analytics, clinicians have serious concerns, says chief health information officer John Showalter, who discusses how his team is working to assuage them and what success they’ve seen so far.

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The New Rules For Being A Successful IT Leader

I have spent a lot of time recently reflecting on the pace of the digital landscape in healthcare, and the pace of the industry in comparison with other verticals. The healthcare vertical has gone through a massive transformation with respect to the regulatory requirements to utilize an electronic system. If I were to build a […]

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How (and Why) To Become A Next Generation CIO

As I reflect back on my career during the past 13 years, the technology space has changed dramatically, especially in healthcare. CIOs barely existed in the 1990’s and early 2000. Remember when the head of technology ran a department called “data processing?” This department consisted of data entry clerks and technologists that were in charge of […]

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From Abu Dhabi to Mississippi: A Global Perspective On Change Management

The ability to cope with change is something that the executives of any institution have to deal with on a regular basis. Change can be viewed as both a positive and negative situation in an organization. What makes a leader stand out is the ability to enforce a positive change that benefits the organization. CIOs […]

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