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Survey: Hospital CEOs See Digital Innovation as Critical, But Significant Roadblocks Remain

September 21, 2017  |  Heather Landi
More than 75 percent of C-level executive healthcare leaders believe that digital innovation is important to an organization’s long-term strategy, but more than half acknowledge that they are holding off on innovation due to lack of capital and fear of creating...

Cleveland Clinic Names Tomislav Mihaljevic, M.D., as CEO, President

September 5, 2017  |  Heather Landi
Cleveland Clinic has selected Tomislav “Tom” Mihaljevic, M.D., as the hospital system’s next CEO and president, succeeding Toby Cosgrove, M.D., effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Cerner Family Mourns Jeanne Lillig-Patterson

September 5, 2017  |  David Raths
Less than two months after Kansas City-based Cerner Corp. lost co-founder and CEO Neal Patterson to cancer, his widow, Jeanne Lillig-Patterson, died Monday at 59.

Rosenberg Named CIO for Michigan Medicine

September 4, 2017  |  David Raths
Andrew Rosenberg, M.D., has been named the first system-wide chief information officer for three-hospital Michigan Medicine. Rosenberg has served in a series of IT leadership roles over the past decade, including chief medical information officer and interim CIO...

Carolinas HealthCare System, UNC Health Care Announce Plans to Merge

August 31, 2017  |  Heather Landi
Two North Carolina health systems, Charlotte-based Carolinas HealthCare System and Chapel Hill-based UNC Health Care, on Thursday announced that they are negotiating a merger that would combine their clinical, medical education and research resources.

Milstein named CIO at UT Southwestern Medical Center

August 29, 2017  |  David Raths
Veteran chief information officer Marc Milstein has returned to healthcare from higher education by joining UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas as vice president of information resources and CIO.

The Advisory Board Acquired in $2.58B Deal, with Healthcare Business Merging with Optum

August 29, 2017  |  Heather Landi
Following on reports last month that UnitedHealth Group and a private equity firm were nearing a deal to acquire The Advisory Board company comes official news that the Advisory Board will be acquired by UnitedHealth Group's Optum and Vista in an estimated $...

HIMSS Accepting Nominations for Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards

August 17, 2017  |  Heather Landi
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced that nominations are now open for the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards.

Healthcare Informatics Releases Raleigh Health IT Summit Program Agenda

August 14, 2017  |  Heather Landi
Healthcare Informatics, in collaboration with healthcare leaders from across North Carolina, is bringing its critically acclaimed Health IT Summit Series event program to the Raleigh/Durham area on Oct. 19th and 20th at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.

In a Candidate-Driven Market, HIT Hiring Managers Can Still Land Top Talent

August 10, 2017  |  Frank Myeroff, President, Direct Consulting Associates
It’s no secret that the growth in healthcare technology has been outpacing the talent supply. Here are a few things that organizations can do to help them land top health IT talent.

HIMSS Names Hal Wolf as New President and CEO

July 26, 2017  |  Heather Landi
The Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has named Harold “Hal” Wolf III as its new president and CEO, to succeed H. Stephen Lieber.

ONC Seeking Applications to Health IT Advisory Committee

July 25, 2017  |  Heather Landi
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is currently seeking applications for the newly formed 25-member Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC).


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