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Health Management

Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO

2017 16 Feb

The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief digital officer (CDO), chief information digital officer (CIDO) or “the IT guy”—can be a difficult title to inhabit, precisely because it is such a new and developing role. If you join an organisation as an accountant people know what to expect, because they have been around for thousands of... Read more

IT Management

Finding Skilled IT Professionals a Challenge, CIOs Say

2017 05 Feb

While U.S. chief information officers (CIOs) have plans of expanding their technology teams in the first half of 2017, difficulty in finding skilled IT professionals may pose a problem to their expansion goals. These are two of the key findings of a survey conducted by Robert Half Technology for its "Hiring Forecast and Local Trends Report".See Also:... Read more

IT Management

The Top Paying IT Jobs in 2017

2016 19 Dec

Good news for those who occupy key positions in IT departments, including CIO, CTO and chief security officer (CSO). Although IT budgets are expected to see only flat growth in 2017, organisations will find money to hike IT salaries.See Also: HIT Pros: Should Your Salary Be Higher?A new IT salary report from Robert Half Technology provides a list of... Read more

IT Management

Stronger CMO-CIO Collaboration Needed

2016 12 Dec

  Consumerism is a growing trend in healthcare. Today, consumers are directly paying for more of their healthcare costs, both for the care itself and insurance coverage. In particular, only 48 percent of healthcare payer customers get their insurance from their employer. This means more consumers are covered by federal programmes (e.g., Medicare) or... Read more

IT Management

Forbes CIO Summit 2017

2016 01 Dec

Transform, Disrupt, Accelerate: The New Roadmap for Technology LeadershipThe CIO’s job is not for the shrinking violet these days. Threats emerge quickly, as do opportunities if you’re nimble enough to capitalize fast enough. Because technology has become a part of everything, the CIOs who succeed today can write their ticket to even more powerful and... Read more

IT Management

HIT Spending to Grow

2016 07 Nov

A new survey shows that healthcare Chief information officers (CIOs) said they’re more likely to increase their 2017 budgets than IT professionals in other sectors.   According to a new Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO survey, out of 190 companies that replied to the survey on HIT spending, there were the following results: 52 percent of HIT CIOs said an increase... Read more

Executive Health Management

C-Suite Transitioning: One Leader to Another

2016 18 Oct

  Sue Schade, former CIO at University Hospitals has shared her experience of the handover of her position to a new director with key insights into the rare chance to observe another C-Suite member in action.“…we all network regularly at CHIME and other conferences. We learn from each other on topical webinars. And we pick each other’s brains ….about... Read more

Health Management

Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks

2016 25 Aug

What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in cybersecurity?   First, the wrong executives such as Chief Financial Officers are ‏in charge of IT and cybersecurity strategy in half US healthcare ‏organisations. One third have no cybersecurity executive on ‏staff. In too many organisations qualified cybersecurity executives... Read more

IT Management

CIOs in the Boardroom

2016 18 Jul

An article in Modern Healthcare has highlighted the changing role of IT professionals in healthcare management as, with the increasing central role of technology in the hospital landscape, CIOs and CISOs are finally finding a seat in the boardroom and weighing in on big decisions.The publication takes Edward Martinez as an example. Martinez has been... Read more

IT Management

Pharma CMOs Slow to Realise Potential of Digital Health Movement

2015 09 Mar

A survey conducted by Accenture reveals that only a third of chief marketing officers (CMOs) in the pharmaceutical industry view IT as a strategic partner to business objectives. Compared to other industries like banking and retail, the C-suite executives of pharmaceutical companies are less likely to collaborate, and CIOs are far more likely than CMOs... Read more