9 Marketing Interviews You Can’t Miss – Health Article

Too busy to spend time in a seminar or read articles for hours each night to stay up on healthcare marketing and patient experience trends? We’ve got you covered.  These 9 healthcare podcasts are the perfect way to absorb valuable information during your commute to work or on an evening run. We’ve sorted them into topical categories to save you even more time. Now without further ado, the 9 can’t-miss healthcare podcasts: Healthcare Podcasts on Patient Perspectives Sometimes, patients know…

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CIO Linda Stevenson on Engaging with Patients – Health Article

Linda Stevenson, CIO, Fisher-Titus Medical Center If an individual excels at programming or writing code, does it necessarily mean he or she is ready for a management title? Like many issues facing healthcare IT leaders, there is no simple answer, says Linda Stevenson, who recently became CIO at Fisher-Titus Medical Center. She believes the ability to determine whether an IT rock star has what it takes to climb the ladder is just of many soft skills leaders need to advance…

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Blain Newton on HIMSS Analytics’ New Direction – Health Article

Blain Newton, Executive VP, HIMSS Analytics It was time for a change. The EMR Adoption Model that had long been the gold standard for measuring utilization was in need of a revamp to more accurately reflect where health systems are in their digitization journeys, and where they need to be. And so, HIMSS Analytics took a close look at the criteria and made several adjustments, while also adding models focused on other critical areas such as infrastructure, mobility, and collaboration.…

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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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Avoid Unintended Consequences in Healthcare – Health Article

Home » Blog » Interviews » Killing Cats Leads to Rats: How Healthcare Can Avoid Unintended Consequences Recently, I had the opportunity to see Richard Franzi, author of Killing Cats Leads to Rats, speak about his book. Essentially, the topic is the unintended consequences of our decisions. And in terms of healthcare, there are unintended consequences all over the place. You can learn strategies to avoid unintended consequences in healthcare organizations from our podcast interview below, or keep reading for…

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