Staffing/Professional Development

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

HIMSS CEO Lieber Confirms Las Vegas and Orlando As Core Destinations Going Forward

April 16, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
As the HIMSS Conference grows ever larger in size and scope, more and more cities are being eliminated as potential sites for the healthcare IT world’s largest annual gathering

Waving Goodbye to the Windy City: Five HIMSS15 Takeaways

April 16, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
HIMSS never disappoints when it comes to "buzz," as you would expect when 43,000+ health IT minds gather in one place. While it's always difficult to narrow it down to just a few things, here are my five big takeaways from HIMSS15 in Chicago.

Health IT Expert to Hospital CEOs: Time to Pay More Attention to Your Consumers

April 15, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
During a HIMSS15 meeting with Witt/Kieffer, an Oak Brook, Ill.-based executive healthcare search firm, Jim Utterback, the firm's IT practice leader, delivered a clear message to healthcare leaders.

GUEST BLOG: When an IT Project Isn’t an IT Project

April 6, 2015   |  Lucy Honnold
A critical success factor of any IT system implementation is to understand customer needs as thoroughly as possible. Even with the best planning and customer validation, healthcare IT projects tend to be iterative via negotiation points along the way to marry...

Looking Back and Forward, UPMC’s CMIO Dr. Dan Martich Sees Progress and Challenges

April 6, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
G. Daniel Martich, M.D., the CMIO of the UPMC health system, looks back and forward as he prepares to transition to a new position at a new organization

The Key Ingredient in Change: Leadership

March 20, 2015   |  Tim Tolan
If you were to analyze this year’s winners of the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, you would likely see similarities in the leaders of all of the organizations that are being recognized. While their styles may differ, the common thread and key...

An Inside Look at What’s Trending in the New Healthcare

March 5, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
B.E. Smith’s 2015 Healthcare Trends white paper reveals several developments related to health IT and policy. Two the firm’s executives recently spoke to HCI about their findings.

Mac McMillan: Time to Get Real About Data Breaches—While Also Celebrating Daily Victories

March 2, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Mac McMillan tells his audience at the CHIME-iHT2 Lead Forum on data security, being held in San Francisco, that healthcare leaders need to implement better processes around data security—while celebrating the daily and weekly data security victories as well

For Talented CMIOs in the Emerging New Healthcare, the World Really Is their “Oyster”

March 2, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Speaking with Dr. David Levin about the roles and reporting relationships of “2.0 Generation” CMIOs was exciting and possibility-filled
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