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How CIOs Cope When the Going Gets Tough

Edward Prewitt, Editorial Director for HealthLeaders Media

A big concern for IT executives in healthcare is the gap between expectations and the CIO's ability to deliver. Others have foundered on these rocks before you, and have come back with strategies for managing. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Our Top 12 Online Stories of 2011

As 2011 winds down, we review our most popular online stories of the year. Quality concerns, readmissions, accountable care organizations, value-based purchasing, and uncertainty about the future of healthcare all share the spotlight. >>>

2011 saw surge in HIPAA compliance issues

Ninety-two percent of all healthcare institutions report they've experienced a data breach in the past two years. Each such incident costs an average of $2.2 million, according to a recent Ponemon research study. >>>

Less than 1 percent of hospitals fully use tablets

Less than one percent of US hospitals have fully functional tablet systems, according to Jonathan Mack, director of clinical research and development at the West Wireless Health Institute. Despite financial incentives from the government, US hospitals are still slow to adopt EMRs, Mack told Kaiser Health News in a recent interview. >>>



News Headlines

GA leads the way in telemedicine

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 29, 2011

Fallout from back surgery product case prompting reforms

Journal Sentinel, December 29, 2011

Walgreens customers complain of privacy violations, delays

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 28, 2011

Healthcare e-transaction change needs more time

InformationWeek, December 28, 2011

ICD-10 News: Looking back to the top stories of 2011

Government Health IT, December 28, 2011

Building one big HIT pipe

Health Data Management, December 28, 2011

Neonatal telemedicine could save Medicaid $186M

InformationWeek, December 28, 2011



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From HealthLeaders Magazine

20 People Who Make Healthcare Better—2011

Determination and a willingness to take a chance are among the qualities we see in our annual HealthLeaders 20 as they set about dedicating their professional lives to making a difference for good in healthcare. >>>

 

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