Sue Schade

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Sue Schade, MBA, LCHIME, FCHIME, FHIMSS, is a nationally recognized health IT leader. She recently launched a new healthcare IT advisory firm, StarBridge Advisors, with two colleagues, David Muntz and Russ Rudish.

'My leadership team has been very open to the changes.'

By Sue Schade 08:34 am April 11, 2017
New and unexpected opportunities can be just around the corner.

Sue Schade considers the healthcare lessons gleaned from her pets.

By Sue Schade 09:24 am March 28, 2017
We have two little dogs. Pepe is a 10-year old Shih Tzu/poodle and Coco is an 8-year old Shih Tzu /Bichon.  Pepe had been getting frailer and weaker throughout the Fall months.
open office space IT

'Technology is great for closing the distance but I can’t say enough positive about being in the same location and making the most of face-to-face opportunities every day.'

 

By Sue Schade 04:11 pm March 21, 2017
The approach opens endless possibilities for checking in, follow-up and teamwork. Yet there is still a lot to be said about face-to-face meetings. 

You’re on a honeymoon. It will be measured in days or weeks but usually not months.

By Sue Schade 07:08 am March 13, 2017
Remember those first few days on a new job? You were officially on-boarded, and signed a lot of forms. You learned all the basic processes and policies that new employees need to know. And you got the big picture of the organization’s mission, vision, values and culture. Your head is spinning by the end of day one and even week one, but...

'When we encourage and develop women, we help everyone.'

By Sue Schade 02:35 pm March 07, 2017
It is the beginning of National Women’s History Month. It has been celebrated since 1987 but has its roots in International Women’s Day (March 8th) which started in 1911. The National Women’s History Month was first declared by President Jimmy Carter in 1980.
HIMSS17
By Sue Schade 09:00 am February 27, 2017
There could be as many different wrap-ups on HIMSS17 as there were people there – over 42,000. No one sees the same vendor exhibits, hears the same presenters, or talks to the same people. There are conferences within conferences. So, here’s just one wrap-up – mine
HIMSS17

Top tips: Don't forget your walking shoes and remember you control your time.

By Sue Schade 03:55 pm February 15, 2017
The countdown to HISS17 continues. As I wrote last week, the best way to think about it is in three ways – education, vendors, and networking. This post is the second in a three-part series – focusing on vendors.
By Sue Schade 03:42 pm February 15, 2017
The countdown to HIMSS17 is on. It’s less than three weeks and if you’re anything like me, you’ve not figured out your HIMSS schedule yet. You’re getting those emails from HIMSS and vendors about what to do, starting to see the “HIMSS preview” type articles in your favorite publications.

Sue Schade puts forth a strategy for tackling an organization's most difficult problems: Learn to huddle.

By Sue Schade 02:50 pm February 02, 2017
I recently had an opportunity to advise an IT department on the team’s overall lean initiative. While no two organizations have the same lean journey, there are common challenges. Visual management and huddle components can give a lean management system a boost.

Sue Schade sets forth a few core principles and values she associates with leadership.

By Sue Schade 11:15 am January 23, 2017
I’ve written many posts on leadership. As we witness the peaceful transfer of power in the Office of the President, it seems fitting to reflect again on leadership and what we should expect of leaders.

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