To many, Boston is the center of the HIT universe. And to put an even finer point on it, Partners HealthCare is often thought of as the center of that center. With the departure of long-time corporate CIO John Glaser, and a complete reevaluation of the organization’s application landscape, Partners certainly is a time of flux. Sue Schade, CIO of Partner’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a 747-bed facility, is working to lead her hospital, and the overall health system, through that change, while still qualifying for HITECH, handling the transition to ICD-10, and dealing with any and all other changes that healthcare reform has to offer. To learn more about what it’s like to lead one of the nation’s leading hospitals, healthsystemCIO.com editor Anthony Guerra recently chatted with Schade.
- The value of CHIME — reaching CIO peers through the organization
- Maintaining a sound work/life balance — the special challenges women face
- The benefits of offering flexibility to (key) employees