Staffing/Professional Development

Cedars-Sinai’s Scott Weingarten, M.D. on the Hard Work—and Vision—of Clinical Transformation

June 24, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
On the eve of the annual AMDIS conference, Scott Weingarten, M.D., of Cedars-Sinai Health System talks about the hard work—and the vision—of true clinical transformation

What Can the Chicago Blackhawks’ Joel Quenneville Teach Healthcare Executives about Leadership?

June 17, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Beyond facile sports anecdotes and well-worn metaphors, it turns out that really great professional sports coaching does actually have a lot in common with really great healthcare leadership and management

Developing a Predictive Data Analytics Culture

June 16, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
As the leading healthcare organizations move towards utilizing predictive analytics to improve care and reduce costs for patients, they’re starting to understand what it takes to develop a culture that nurtures this technology.

Jacob Reider M.D: CMIOs Need To Be True Transformational Leaders

June 15, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
On the eve of the annual AMDIS conference, former Deputy National Coordinator Jacob Reider, M.D. reflects on the current landscape of health system change—and CMIOs’ potential to be transformational change agents

Will MD Specialists Find Themselves Graded Like Hotels and Restaurants? The New World Is on Our Doorstep Even Now

June 4, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
A discussion about patient-centered innovations in cancer care management speaks to broader trends in provider evaluation emerging in healthcare

Are Bigger MD Groups Better Prepared for Population Health?

June 2, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
As population health and accountable care initiatives move forward and ramp up, the leaders of larger physician groups are helping to lay the groundwork for transformational change in the new healthcare

When Doctors Quit

May 30, 2015   |  Joe Bormel
Intrigued by The Washington Post Opinion piece entitled, “Why doctors quit,” by Charles Krauthammer, I began asking what this means for Health and Healthcare Informatics. I realized that we need more clarity about what physicians actually do, if we are going to...

Enhancing the Patient Experience at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego

May 29, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
At the Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego, the implementation of check-in automation has been a big plus for patients and staff

Don’t Delay, Hire Today

May 29, 2015   |  Tim Tolan
The HIT market is definitely heating up and search firms are typically a leading indicator of the improvements in the market. The problem is that there are still hiring managers that don’t get it.

What Will CIOs Most Need for the Journey Ahead? Halamka and Branzell Urge CIOs To Be “Revolutionaries”

May 18, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
In opening addresses to the CHIME LEAD Forum Boston, John Halamka, M.D. and Russ Branzell urge their CIO colleagues to get the big picture and move forcefully and consistently towards it

An Appreciation for the Evolving Role of Nurses in Health IT

May 12, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
National Nurses Week (May 6-12) is a great yearly reminder about how valuable nurses are to healthcare organizations, and how they are continuing to become fantastic clinical informatics leaders.

KPMG Completes Acquisition of Beacon Partners

May 11, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
On Monday, the New York City-based KPMG announced that it had completed the acquisition of the Massachusetts-based Beacon Partners
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