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HCA’s New Chief Information Officer (CIO), and HCA IT&S’ Latest Award

EDITOR’S NOTE: On June 1, 2012, Marty Paslick became the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of HCA, following the retirement of the former CIO, Noel Williams. Mr. Paslick has been with HCA for an impressive 27 years, progressing from the Manager of Clinical Systems Development to VP of Product Development to becoming IT&S’s…
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HealthONE’s Four Tips for a Successful Twitter Chat

Have you ever thought about hosting a Twitter chat? Many Twitter users, including President Obama, are turning to the platform to engage with other users around a particular topic. If you work in healthcare, this represents a tremendous opportunity to connect both with the local community you serve and the broader community interested in your…
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June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month , celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities. The centerpiece of this observance is National Men’s Health Week, a recognition event proposed by Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton on May 31, 1994. This year, National Men’s…
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A CEO Checklist for High-Value Healthcare

Today, I am pleased to announce the release of a checklist created by senior leaders and CEO’s from 11 health systems, including HCA—under the auspices of the Institute of Medicine (IOM)—to promote high-value healthcare. The CEO Checklist for High-Value Health Care provides ten strategies to help hospitals reduce waste and improve patient outcomes, and we are…
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