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February 26, 2019

Medical device security is something most HIT leaders don't want to deal with. Not only do IT leaders have enough to work on without adding another entire area of focus, but often they are not sure how to even approach this topic.

October 12, 2017

In healthcare, we talk a lot about respecting our patients, behaving in a respectful manner. We know that things like introducing ourselves to patients and their families when we enter the room, explaining why we are there, indicating how long it will take and asking i...

August 26, 2017

Many healthcare organizations have embarked on a Lean journey. Stories of successes as well as stumbles are everywhere. Most of the efforts are focused, as they should be, in the patient care areas of healthcare organizations. After all, the very point of Lean is to ad...

May 21, 2017

Every day in healthcare IT, we are challenged to do our work better, cheaper, faster, more securely. It can be daunting to face an ever-growing "to do" list. At the same time, we do know we need to constantly improve and evolve.

January 5, 2017

The most fundamental step you can take to improve IT operations is to standardize - whether your objective is Lean or ITIL or ITSM or just process improvement.

December 28, 2016

My latest book, Leading Healthcare IT, was just released on CRC Press/HIMSS. I've received some great feedback and questions, one about my thinking regarding information security in HIT. InfoSec is enormously important....

November 26, 2016

If you work in IT, you need to constantly scan the horizon for what's new. As a leader, you also need to keep your eye out for trends that impact your organization or your teams and to refresh your professional skills along the way. This month, I'm focused on project m...

October 30, 2016

Lean in healthcare IT can be implemented by following five simple steps. It can be challenging to get started, but by following these five steps, you can improve results.

October 26, 2016

If you work in IT, you need to constantly scan the horizon for what's new. As a leader, you also need to keep your eye out for trends that impact your organization or your teams and to refresh your professional skills along the way.


Creative Confidence - (Tom & David K...

June 11, 2016

As a healthcare IT leader, it's important to strive for value creation at every turn. That means hiring the best and the brightest, providing them an environment that fosters commitment, achievement, accuracy, collaboration and innovation. It means listening to our cus...

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Susan Snedaker, MBA, CISM, CPHIMS, CHCIO, is an IT executive with expertise in all aspects of IT leadership. She is an award-winning author of numerous books on IT and leadership topics.

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