Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
Public health officials in Rhode Island are electronically monitoring possible swine flu outbreaks based on drug data from pharmacies.
Nearly six in 10 CIOs said they work 46 to 55 hours a week, while 20% said they work between 56 and 65 hours a week.
Some 73% cited the desire for better pay as the main reason for their search, while 40% are looking for better benefits.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina was able to cut costs and save time by switching to a "vendor neutral" approach to staffing and by employing vendor management software.
The perception of CIOs is evolving from managers of back-office systems to executives with knowledge of business processes.
On his own time, Carl Ascenzo plants seeds in his garden. As CIO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts he is planting the seeds of initiatives with the potential not only to reduce costs and improve efficiencies and services for the company but to transform Massachusetts' health-care community and provide a model for other parts of the nation.
One Massachusetts community is going find out if electronic medical records really can deliver revolutionary improvements in the quality and cost of healthcare.
First position of its kind to focus on establishing infrastructure.