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Enterprise System Decommissioning and the Complexities of Managing Down the Portfolio
September 25, 2020

With the pandemic impacting hospital revenues, it's more important than ever that not a single dollar is wasted supporting redundant or obsolete applications. In this timely webinar, we'll review the best practices of application portfolio management (...

Podcast Interview with CIO Jason Wood, Part 2: “We Need to Focus on Why We’re Doing This.”
September 22, 2020

One of the most important tools CIOs have at their disposal? The ability to point to metrics – or real-life patient stories – to communicate the 'why' and demonstrate their team’s value, said Jason Wood.

Partner Perspective Interview: The Rush is On to Achieve Compliance with Information Blocking Requirements
September 21, 2020

Deadlines have a way of sneaking up on everyone, and the healthcare industry is finding itself only weeks away from the Nov. 2 start date for when federal rules governing information blocking go into effect.

Mastering Medical Device Security 
September 18, 2020

For a number of reasons, most CISOs agree that biomedical devices represent one of the most vulnerable points in their security landscape. Some of those reasons include the fact that manufacturers may not always embed the best security controls,

Podcast with NYP CIO Daniel Barchi, Part 1: “It’s a Testament to the Ability to Plan and Execute.”
September 17, 2020

One of the positives of having an integrated EHR platform? Rather than pushing back an implementation because of the pandemic, NewYork-Presbyterian was able to move theirs up, said CIO Daniel Barchi in a recent interview.

Podcast Interview with Mike Hart, Part 2: “Leadership Is Something You Evolve Over Time.”
September 16, 2020

True leadership isn’t about giving orders, but empowering those you lead to make decisions, be accountable, drive initiatives, and provide feedback, says Mike Hart, VP of IT with Children’s Arkansas.

The CIO’s Interoperability Agenda: Creating an Ecosystem of Frictionless Care
September 16, 2020

As care continues to extend from hospital to home and beyond – to include more locations, virtual touchpoints, vendors and cloud-based solutions – interoperability becomes essential to make information securely accessible to patients and providers.

Application Rationalization for a Post-COVID Environment
September 11, 2020

Health systems are notorious for the number of applications they own. And with the rush to implement systems at the height of the COVID fight, that problem only got worse. Today, with (hopefully) the worst of COVID over for many organizations,

Podcast Interview with CIO Jason Wood, Part 1: “Covid Turned Our Business Upside Down.”
September 10, 2020

One of the key lessons Jason Wood’s team learned during the pandemic? During a time when everything is moving so quickly, it’s important to know when to slow down, especially when it comes to educating patients.

Podcast Interview with CIO JD Whitlock, Part 2: “We Have to Be Smart.”
September 09, 2020

One of the most critical mistakes Epic users make? Failing to leverage all of the functionality in MyChart, said CIO JD Whitlock in a podcast interview. “You’re screwing up digital health if you’re going out and buying a bunch of bolt-ons.”