Communication/Transparency

Kate Gamble on Freedom of the Press – Health Article

Kate Gamble, Managing Editor & Director of Social Media, healthsystemCIO.com “The free press is a cornerstone of democracy.” Eight words that say so much. I saw those words on a large sign on the front of the Newseum, an interactive museum that aims to “increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment.” It’s located, quite fittingly, in our nation’s capital, where my husband and I were enjoying a childfree weekend last fall. Having known…

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Erik Decker on Cybersecurity as a Shared Responsibility – Health Article

Erik Decker, Chief Security and Privacy Officer, University of Chicago Medicine A few weeks ago, HHS released the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients, a set of guidelines designed to help organizations of all types and sizes more effectively safeguard data. Though it was developed in response to a mandate set forth by the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 Section 405(d), the document that was born out of a two-year effort from more than 150 cybersecurity and…

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John Mason on Selling to CIOs – Health Article

John T. Mason, SVP & CIO, Quorum Health A couple of years ago, I wrote a post entitled “So You Want To Sell To The CIO?” and it turned out to be one of the most read, and commented articles I have written. Two years on, the same rules still apply; hopefully this was informative and helped a few folks who are in the business of selling new opportunities. Because of the interest in that article, and the annual HIMSS…

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