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.
By Sue Schade 03:56 pm July 25, 2016
It’s been 3 months since the IT leadership team here launched a visual management board and started a thrice-weekly huddle. Since then, we have made numerous adjustments to improve our process.
By Sue Schade 12:23 pm July 05, 2016
Many organizations have a Project or Program Management Office (PMO). If not at an organization wide level, at least within the IT department. There are different models.
By Sue Schade 12:14 pm June 28, 2016
My fourth grandbaby was born this week. I helped out by taking care of his 19 month old big sister while his parents were at the hospital.
By Sue Schade 01:19 pm June 17, 2016
This week we all grieve for the families and victims in Orlando.
By Sue Schade 03:44 pm May 26, 2016
Our quarterly IT Town Hall was this week. It’s a chance to bring all staff together, welcome new employees, and recognize promotions and special individual accomplishments.
By Sue Schade 11:21 am May 13, 2016
Picture this. One of your IT leaders tells you they have been pulled into a project by a senior executive; they are trying to figure out who in IT owns it. You tell them that another of your leaders owns it. They are working out the specific issues with yet another leader. The first person says it’s still not clear.
By Sue Schade 12:34 pm May 06, 2016
As IT leaders, we get used to hearing complaints about IT: we are not being responsive enough; our systems are unstable; too many clicks in the applications; not knowing who to call. The list goes on and on.
By Sue Schade 10:56 am April 29, 2016
The first three months of my interim CIO engagement at University Hospitals has flown by. I’m fortunate to be working with a very talented IT team and we recognize there is always room for improvement. We have already made some very positive changes and improvements.
By Sue Schade 11:05 am April 22, 2016
My mother had to go to work to support four children after my father died from cancer. I was active in the women’s movement in my college years. So, I can’t imagine women not having a career outside the home if they so choose or if they have to support themselves and their families.