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Pamela Dixon speaking to camera
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 13, 2018
Pamela Dixon of SSi-Search on the emerging CDO role and how it differs from traditional CIOs, CTOs and other executive positions.
Mark Amey headshot
By Mike Miliard 01:17 pm September 12, 2018
Oakland, California-based Alameda Health System has named its new chief information officer. Mark Amey will relocate to the Bay Area from San Diego, where he was most recently associate CIO at University of California San Diego Health.
David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 09:44 am September 12, 2018
Former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD will join Dakotas-based Sanford Health as chief innovation officer.
Cerner President Zane Burke
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am September 10, 2018
Cerner President Zane Burke, who first joined the company in 1996 and held several executive roles there before being named president, will step down on Nov. 2.
Asha Strazzero-Wild

Asha Strazzero-Wild

By Susan Morse 12:10 pm September 04, 2018
Why Asha Strazzero-Wild decided not to become a doctor but, instead, focused on using tech to improve the patient experience.
workers sitting in a row waiting for job interview
By Jessica Davis 01:20 pm August 28, 2018
An executive recruitment firm Buffkin/Baker partner predicts more CEO roles for women in the near future; to position themselves women should focus on finance -- and commanding an audience.
Omkar Kulkarni, new innovation chief at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Omkar Kulkarni, CIO at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, will be speaking at the Health 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara in September.

By Dave Muoio 11:05 am August 27, 2018
Omkar Kulkarni, innovation chief at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, says adoption of tech requires commitment, focus.
nurse texting on phone in hospital
By Bill Siwicki 01:28 pm August 24, 2018
It turns out text messages are much better than the phone or e-mail for contacting healthcare workers such as nurses when trying to fill positions.
exterior view of Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon

Credit: M.O. Stevens

By Jessica Davis 02:58 pm August 22, 2018
The hackers went undetected for several weeks at the Portland, Oregon-based health system.
Beth Killoran headshot from HHS
By Jessica Davis 01:49 pm August 21, 2018
Just two months after House and Senate committees criticized the department for its instability, HHS moves Beth Killoran to the Office of the Surgeon General.

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