Richard Pizzi is Editorial Director at HIMSS Media. He oversees management of all HIMSS editorial brands, ensuring that all staff editors continue to practice high-quality, ethical B2B journalism.
By Richard Pizzi 05:15 pm June 03, 2015
This past week, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services named Susannah Fox as its new chief technology officer. But was she the right choice?
By Richard Pizzi 02:28 pm May 19, 2015
John Muir Health in Walnut Creek, Calif., has hired Thomas August as its new chief information security officer.
By Richard Pizzi 01:53 am May 18, 2015
The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada (also known as "SickKids") has appointed Sarah Muttitt, MD, to the position of chief information officer, effective July 2015.
By Richard Pizzi 02:20 pm May 15, 2015
TriHealth, a four-hospital health system based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has named John Ward its new chief information officer.
By Richard Pizzi 05:21 pm April 14, 2015
U.S. healthcare must transition from a supply-based to a demand-based system, with patient choice at the center, said Bruce Broussard, Humana's president and CEO, at the HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition on Tuesday.
By Richard Pizzi 07:37 pm April 13, 2015
Risk assessment may be the most important aspect of patient health information security planning when contracting with foreign firms, said healthcare legal experts Monday at the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition.
By Richard Pizzi 06:26 pm April 13, 2015
Enhance, expand and evolve. That's what Walgreens is doing, and what the healthcare industry as a whole should focus on, said Alex Gourlay at the 2015 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition on Monday.
By Richard Pizzi 12:05 am April 13, 2015
Revenue cycle leaders have a lot to focus on, but expert panelists at the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit on Sunday said point-of-service collections and the looming ICD-10 switch rank among the top challenges facing those departments in 2015.
By Richard Pizzi 06:43 pm April 12, 2015
Healthcare organizations that reached Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, or EMRAM, prior to 2014 will receive instructions about the Stage 7 revalidation process by year-end, HIMSS Analytics announced today at HIMSS15.