Category Archives: Healthcare

CIO Strengthens American Cancer Society’s Cause, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

American Cancer Society CIO, Jay Ferro discusses his role as CIO, the ongoing consolidation of IT across the organization, and priorities for 2015
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, speaks with Jay Ferro about IT priorities, the consolidation of IT within the ACS, and his partnership with other CIO’s, among other topics

CIO-Plus Series Summary in Forbes

This summary page provides access to the multi-part CIO-Plus series in Forbes
The CIO-Plus series in Forbes explores the trend of CIOs who are taking on more C-level titles. Most CIOs where many hats. The good news is, those hats are getting more strategic.

Forbes The CIO’s First 100 Days Series: Stephen Gold

The CIO’s First 100 Days: Stephen Gold
Stephen Gold, SVP and CIO of CVS Caremark discusses the planning and preparation to take on the role of SVP and CIO of a giant in an industry in flux.

Forbes Board Level CIO Series: Patty Morrison, CIO and Head of Customer Care Shared Services at Cardinal Health

CIOs on Boards
Patty Morrison, Chief Information Officer and Head of Customer Care Shared Services at Cardinal Health, the $101 billion healthcare giant, discusses her rise to and role as a Board level CIO with Metis Strategy.

Forbes The CIO’s First 100 Days Series: Stuart McGuigan

The CIO’s First 100 Days: Johnson & Johnson
Stuart McGuigan, VP and CIO, focused on integrating lessons from his past stints as CIO with Johnson & Johnson’s fiercely open culture.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Linda Reed, Atlantic Health System

A Registered Nurse Becomes CIO-Plus
Peter High speaks with Linda Reed, CIO-Plus of Atlantic Health System, who improves the company’s top and bottom line with a practitioner’s perspective.

Forbes The CIO’s First 100 Days Series: Jay Ferro

The CIO’s First 100 Days: American Cancer Society
Among other things, Jay Ferro discusses the similarities and differences between working as a CIO in for-profit and non-profit sectors.

Forbes Beyond CIO Series: Meg McCarthy, Aetna

Moving beyond CIO to EVP of Operations and Technology
Meg McCarthy, EVP of Operations and Technology at Aetna, discusses her career trajectory and leadership experiences in managing business-IT alignment.

How Express Scripts Uses Analytics To Improve Patient Outcomes, article in Forbes

Big data, process automation, multidisciplinary R&D
Gary Wimberly, the CIO of this $94 billion enterprise, thinks of the company as a technology firm that happens to be active in the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) space.

Turning Vendors Into Trusted Strategic Partners, article in CIO Insight

Express Scripts CIO Gary Wimberly talks about his approach to vendor management and having a few large vendors as trusted strategic partners
Peter High profiles Gary Wimberly of Express Scripts for CIO Insight