Staffing/Professional Development

4 Things Health IT Leaders “Would Be” Thankful For

November 26, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
In the world of health IT, there might not be too much that CIOs are thankful for right now. But here is a list of four things that healthcare IT leaders “would be” thankful for if they had them.

Are Docs Getting a Bum Rap?

November 26, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Are physicians getting bashed too much for their resistance to health IT-enabled change? A recent digital health conference revealed that many seem to think physicians haven’t been well served by IT, not the other way around.

Managing Virtual Employees

November 21, 2014     Tim Tolan
Like other market segments, the HIT world is moving to a workforce of virtual employees. As the candidate market gets tighter, I believe this trend will become even more commonplace.

Information Requirements for the Competitive Healthcare Marketplace

November 18, 2014     Tonya D. Edwards, M.D.
CIOs of eight leading healthcare organizations convened on Sept. 12 for the annual Scottsdale Institute CIO Summit. This year’s theme, Information Requirements for the Competitive Marketplace, yielded lively discussion. In the session, the group shared...

“Houston, We Have Solutions”

November 17, 2014     Mark Hagland
The 1995 movie “Apollo 13” made famous the (slightly misquoted) quote, “Houston, we have a problem.” How about coming to Houston for discussions that will offer (healthcare strategic) solutions, instead?

Risk Management Certification Program is Introduced

November 13, 2014     John DeGaspari
A new third-party risk assessment certification program that validates proficiencies in third-party risk management concepts and principles is being launched by the Shared Assessments Program, which is managed by The Santa Fe Group , a strategic consulting...

Media Report: Epic to Offer Remote Hosting to Its EHR Customers in 2015

November 8, 2014     Mark Hagland
According to a Nov. 7 report in the online publication Venture Beat, Epic Systems Corporation plans to offer remote hosting to its EHR customers beginning in 2015

Aspen Advisors and The Chartis Group Merge to Create Broader Consultancy

November 7, 2014     Mark Hagland
Two consulting firms, one focused on overall strategic planning and the other primarily on IT strategy, combine to better serve the needs of providers in an emerging healthcare landscape

A Data-Driven Approach to Take Out Waste Pays Off

November 4, 2014     John DeGaspari
Process improvements in hospitals are a big challenge, and one that requires more than technology to make an impact: it also takes executive commitment and employee participation to make a real difference. Case-in-point: Beaufort Memorial Hospital, a 197-bed...

Hiring Leaders that Quickly get Distracted with New Opportunities…Squirrel!

November 4, 2014     Pete Rivera
Navigating the political waters is an essential trait of leadership. But too often we reach out to the recruitment pool and pluck someone that is eager to leave their job for greener ($$$) pastures.

What’s Keeping IT Hiring Managers Up at Night?

October 30, 2014     John Yurkschatt
Hiring Managers have to deal with tough issues on a daily basis. We talk with hiring managers every day and found these are the top 5 challenges that keep them up at night.

AMA Launches Interactive Tool Aimed at Helping Healthcare Providers Pinpoint Underserved Patient Care Areas

October 28, 2014     John DeGaspari
The American Medical Association (AMA) today has introduced what it maintains is a first-of-its-kind resource aimed at helping physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care.
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