Health Care IT Checkup
Two health care CIOs weigh in on the challenge of striking the careful balance among data efficiency, portability and privacyAll CIOs are charged with aligning technological operations with business needs. In the health care industry, the stakes are about as high as they can get. eWeek recently conducted a virtual roundtable discussion with two prominent CIOs in the health care field: George Conklin, CIO of Christus Health, and Rich Temple, CIO and vice president of IT at Saint Clare's Health System.
Conklin, who recently oversaw the deployment of server virtualization at Christus, is undergoing the project of integrating information from across the organization.