Category Archives: Healthcare

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.

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 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

There’s A Smarter Way To Tighten An IT Budget, article in Forbes

Bruce Leidal, was asked to cut IT cost relative to revenue in half over five years. He explains how he addressed the challenge without impeding innovation.
Peter High explains how the CIO of $1.2 Billion Carestream told the story of IT in light of significant pressures on cost control

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Praveen Chopra, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

CIO and Chief Supply Chain Officer- improving the flow of products and information
In another CIO-Plus Series piece, Peter High speaks with, Praveen Chopra of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, who realized that to succeed in supply chain, succeeding in IT would be a must.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Randy Spratt, McKesson

Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer- not the same roles, but equally important
As part of the Forbes Technovation Column, this CIO-plus Series interview with Randy Spratt, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer of McKesson, reveals how the dual technology-centric roles require different skills.