Leadership/Staff Management

CMIO Dirk Stanley on Defining ‘Clinical’ – Health Article

Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO, UConn Health For this post, I thought I’d tackle an interesting question: What does the word “clinical” mean, exactly? This is an interesting challenge. When people hear the word clinical, they usually think of someone taking care of a patient, usually in scrubs, often with a stethoscope around their neck. While that may be true, it’s also an incomplete definition. There is more to the story. What about people who don’t wear scrubs, like social workers, case managers and registration, who all have a great deal to do with clinical…

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CIO Michael Saad on the Mind-Muscle Connection – Health Article

Michael Saad, VP & CIO, University of Tennessee Medical Center In Part 1 of this blog, I covered the first three parallels I observed between my fitness journey and leadership. This post will focus on the remaining four lessons I have learned. The power of progressive overload. When running, biking, weight training or performing any other fitness activity, it is important to start slow and incrementally build off of your progress from week to week. Using weight training as an example,…

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