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5 Factors Influencing Future Role of Healthcare CIO

2019 10 Jun

As the healthcare sector undergoes digital transformation, what does this mean for the contribution the CIO is making to his or her organisation? A report published by MedCityNews identifies five factors that are shaping the changing role of the CIO in healthcare.   You might also like: Move over CIO: enter Chief Digital Officer... Read more

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Do you do these 7 things to get C-suite behind cyber-security?

2019 30 May

As the healthcare C-suite reshuffles its priorities and the responsibilities of its members, technology chiefs in a healthcare organisation can have a hard time getting their voice heard.   While the role of the CIO and CISO continues to take a more central position in decision-making, there can still sometimes be gaps in understanding... Read more

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CIO or business manager? Managing IT spend

2019 28 May

Budgetary constraint is a common problem that many healthcare IT executives (e.g., CIO and CTO) have to deal with. One such executive is Jake Dorst, Chief Information and Innovation Officer at Tahoe Forest Health System (THFS), who has candidly stated: "I have yet to have a fiscal budget approved where all the projects and funding requests were... Read more

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How to implement AI: best practices

2019 05 Mar

Adoption of complex technologies such as artificial intelligence requires planning and strategy. Healthcare IT executives and professionals (CTOs, CIOs et al.) need to be aware of best practices for i mplementing AI systems at their respective organisations. Here's some guidance that they can use for effective rollouts, coming from four AI tech... Read more

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2019 Forbes CIO Summit

2019 07 Apr

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Top 2019 CIO challenges in face of healthcare consumerism

2018 29 Nov

Artificial intelligence (AI) and interoperability are among the most challenging technologies for implementation in 2019 for CIOs.   CIOs rated AI and cyber security (94%), Internet of Things (IoT) (90%), and interoperability (82%) as the most problematic technologies to apply next year. In parallel, 24% of healthcare CIOs admit having... Read more

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Move over CIO; enter the Chief Digital Officer

2018 28 Nov

The role of CIOs is changing as the HIT management model shifts toward decentralised department heads and Line of Business (LOB) executives. This was one of the findings of Black Book Market Research in recently-released material based on the results of surveys undertaken in the U.S. by 247 CIOs and 1,305 Non-IT C-Level and senior management leaders.... Read more

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Too confident about your cybersecurity?

2018 13 Nov

Despite budget constraints, the majority of healthcare IT professionals remain confident that their connected medical devices are protected from a cyberattack, according to Zingbox's 2018 healthcare security survey. The survey, which included 400 U.S.-based healthcare IT decision-makers and clinical engineers, found that 41 percent of these IT... Read more

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Do these 3 CIO priorities match yours?

2018 01 Aug

In today's fast-paced world, where technology evolves by the day, IT decision-makers are always on the lookout for new trends and innovations to improve the way a product is made or service is rendered.  In a recent roundtable hosted by consultancy Impact Advisors for healthcare CIOs, these things emerged as the key priorities of the nearly... Read more

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What gives CIOs insomnia?

2018 10 Apr

In a recent forum organised by LexisNexis, 30 high-level executives, most of whom were CIOs from U.S. hospitals, nursing homes and health plans of all sizes, tackled key data-related issues that are keeping them up at night. Based on the discussions, CIOs are keenly aware of the security complications that medical devices and telehealth bring. Here... Read more