Network Infrastructure

Phoenix Children's 3D printing
By David Higginson 07:56 am November 08, 2016
Chief information officer David Higginson explains how the hospital is using 3D printing for heart surgery, tumor management and sharing images with patients and their families.
Phoenix Children's Lean IT
By David Higginson 07:33 am October 24, 2016
Tasked with accomplishing what takes some health systems $100 million with less $10 million, the IT shop conceived a new approach that saved $4.5 million a year and streamlined IT infrastructure management. 
Telemedicine
By John Donohue, Penn Medicine 11:06 am September 06, 2016
Penn Medicine associate CIO John Donohue shares insights and obstacles from the academic medical centers work on telehealth thus far. 
By John Donohue, Penn Medicine 07:40 am July 11, 2016
Penn Medicine Associate CIO John Donohue envisions cloud-based information security, more effective threat intelligence sharing and user education as critical elements to securing healthcare data.  

Sue Schade is interim CIO at University Hospitals of Cleveland and founding advisor at Next Wave Advisors.

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 12:34 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 Mac McMillan 11:16 am February 23, 2016
Last week we all read another sobering account of the disruption that cyber incidents can cause. The ransomware attack at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center was despicable in its nature and alarming in it what it says about the overall preparedness of healthcare to deflect these threats.
security
By Aaron Miri 10:30 am January 27, 2016
One of my all-time favorite Star Trek original series episodes is entitled "The Trouble with Tribbles." In this episode, Captain Kirk urgently races to a space station that's in distress.
By Mac McMillan 10:12 am January 11, 2016
The real enemies of good cybersecurity -- and its closely related cousin, patient safety -- are often intangible: apathy, ignorance and indecision. Not the many threats we face today.
Windows 10
By Vinil Menon 10:40 am December 07, 2015
Windows 10, which Microsoft is positioning as an 'Operating System as a Service' model, offers several innovative new features that will be useful to healthcare users. Here are some things to know for a successful enterprise-wide migration.

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