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Montana Gov pleas for state's $35M in EHR incentives by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Montana's governor is urging lawmakers to reconsider their refusal of federal funding for electronic healthcare technology. Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D-Mont.) says rejecting th ... Read on »
CIO Executive Edge: Intent and Information extend IT’s solution and innovation envelope by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy How do you identify new opportunities for IT to create value? It’s a complex question, in part because IT can create value in many ways and often ways it is not trained to s ... Read on »
CIO Executive Edge: Its time for the business to play for fun by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy There is a difference between playing for food and playing for fun. I mentioned that analogy in an earlier series of blog posts as one of the reasons between the observed di ... Read on »
Inside Wisconsin: Green business sector will help Wisconsin hit goal of creating 250,000 jobs by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy There was a time, and not so long ago, when people who attended conferences about the “greening” of America could be safely lumped into one of two categories - environmental ... Read on »
When the CIO is also the CFO by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy IT exec Jeremy Hopkins has a bit more on his plate these days than some of his colleagues in high tech. Hopkins is the CIO at World Telecom Group in Malibu, Calif., a job th ... Read on »
Guest Column: Fusion 2011 -- A wonderful surprise - When IT leaders meet by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As one of my roles here at EMC, I am often asked to fly out and participate in all manner of CIO-level IT leadership events. When the request came in for Fusion2011, I was o ... Read on »
Business Model Innovation: Business model evolution is job #1 in today’s copycat economy by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Madison-based TomoTherapy, a health care technology innovator, has sold out to another niche radiology technology company, California-based Accuray. The combined company wil ... Read on »
Blumenthal: Stage 2 meaningful use on track by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As concerns about the preliminary Stage 2 meaningful use criteria mount and the search for his replacement continues, David Blumenthal, MD, remains steadfast in the directio ... Read on »
The recession behind them, are CIOs facing an IT hiring crisis? by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Steven Sheinheit, who's in charge of business strategy and technology at QBE the Americas, is about a year into a five-year strategic transformation of the property and casu ... Read on »
Senate passes "first-to-file" patent reform by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Senate overwhelmingly passed the first major overhaul to U.S. patent law in more than half a century and no one in Silicon Valley seems happy about it. The patent reform ... Read on »
CIO Executive Edge: The three C’s of effective change adoption and how you keep them in balance by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A while back I wrote a few posts about how the “Changing nature of change” and it discussed how traditional change management techniques were evolving in the face of new mod ... Read on »
Using social media and networking to spy on, er, understand employees by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Businesses so know they need to track what customers are saying about them on social media and networking sites. Tracking customer sentiment online can contain, if not preve ... Read on »
CIOs 'enchanted' by cloud, but lack metrics to justify investment by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Although most CIOs are anticipating making significant investment in private and public cloud technologies over the next 12 months, they currently report they are not tracki ... Read on »
Four risky issues when contracting for cloud services by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Although cloud offerings are rapidly maturing, the immaturity of cloud service contracting means that many contracts have structural deficits, according to Gartner, Inc. Gar ... Read on »