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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s… an Automated Flying Ambulance? Inspiration and Our Innovator Awards

December 3, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Innovation is taking place across the U.S. healthcare system these days. Is your team creating recognition-worthy innovation in your organization? If so, it’s time to submit an entry to the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, and let us know about it!

Farewell to RSNA 2016, Hello to the Future of Radiology

December 2, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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The clinical practice of radiology is on the verge of transformation—and so is the policy, payment, business, and operational landscape of radiologic practice in the U.S., as radiologist thought leaders noted during RSNA 2016

WEDI Announces New 2017 Board of Directors

November 29, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), a nonprofit organization that aims to advance the use of health IT, announced the election of four new board members to its Board of Directors, as well as the re-election of eight previous board members to...

CHIME, HIMSS Partner on International Programs

November 23, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced an agreement to jointly partner on all programs and professional communities outside of North America.

CMIOs Can Be Heroes

November 23, 2016  |  Dave Levin, M.D.
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I recently had the pleasure of spending a couple of days with a group of about 30 very accomplished chief medical information officers from leading U.S. healthcare systems.

Premier: C-Suite Leaders Short-Staffed, but Confident in Value-Based Shift

November 21, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Staffing shortages tops the list of concerns for healthcare C-suite leaders, with 42 percent identifying this as having the biggest impact on their ability to delivery care effectively, according to Premier, Inc.’s Fall 2016 C-Suite Survey.

Editor’s Notes: Thinking about “The Genius In All of Us”—and MDs’ Current Challenges

November 16, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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I’ve been absorbed lately in an intriguing book called “The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong”—and thinking about its conclusions in the context of the current moment in healthcare

Coming Back From a Hiatus

November 15, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
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I recommend several steps in explaining a hiatus and a big absence from the HCIT workforce.

Chuck Podesta Shares His Perspectives on CIO Leadership and Current Challenges

November 14, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Chuck Podesta, CIO at UC Irvine Health, shared his perspectives on CIO leadership issues and challenges in the current moment in healthcare, following a keynote address at the Health IT Summit in Beverly Hills last week

Why Leadership and Alignment are Crucial to Success in the New Healthcare

November 8, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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CIOs at CHIME16 noted the importance of healthcare C-suite leadership and the alignment of business and information technology goals.

Survey: CMIO Salary Increases Have Outpaced Other C-Suite Physician Leaders

November 4, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The greatest increase in C-suite compensation since 2013 was 18 percent for physicians in the Chief Information Officer (CIO) or Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) roles, according to a survey by Cejka Executive Search in partnership with the American...

Survey: 52 Percent of Healthcare CIOs Expect Increases in IT Spending

November 3, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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More than half of healthcare CIOs anticipate increases in IT budgets in the next 12 months, which outpaces other industries, yet healthcare CIOs also face significant skill gaps in data and analytics, project management and change management.

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