Author Archives: John. H. Daniels, FHIMSS, FACHE, CPHIMS, CHPS

About John. H. Daniels, FHIMSS, FACHE, CPHIMS, CHPS

John H. Daniels, is HIMSS Vice President, Strategic Relations.

HIMSS VP Reflects on the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting

John Daniels, Vice President, HIMSS Strategic Relations, represented HIMSS at the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual meeting, which took place Sept. 23-26 in New York City, N.Y.

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On the Value of Health IT – A Senior Executive’s Perspective

Why do senior executives attend the Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition?  Tim Moore, Senior Vice President & CIO, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, Calif., answers this question here at HIMSS13. 

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Commitment to Action: What does this really mean?

To further the transformation of healthcare, HIMSS recently became a member of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).  Inspired by CGI, we are implementing the “Commitment to Action” model in the Healthcare Transformation Project, giving senior healthcare executives the opportunity to commit … Continue reading

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Commitment to Action from the C-Suite Perspective

How does a C-suite healthcare executive organize the day? Make important decisions with so many other activities in the works?  Commit to improve the organization and healthcare delivery with the best use of health IT?

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Are We There Yet? Wait, Where’s There?

I remember when the IOM published its report, To Err is Human, in 1999.  People were appalled to hear that as many as 98,000 people were dying every year because of medical errors.  Folks were quick to say something had to … Continue reading

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Is It Possible to Achieve ROI from Health IT Investments?

I’ve had many conversations  on this topic with senior executives from multiple healthcare delivery organizations across the country.  I’ve spoken with presidents and CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, COOs and others from organizations ranging in size from large multi-hospital systems to relatively … Continue reading

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My Life Changed on 9/11

All of us were affected by the terrorist acts of 9/11.  My life changed in two ways.  As an active duty Air Force officer at the time, you can imagine how my military career was affected.  My health status also … Continue reading

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Strategic Link – HIT and Physician Relations

I’m delighted when I hear healthcare delivery organization CEOs talk about health IT in terms of importance and value to the industry.  Not just because it happens to be the industry in which I work, but because it gives me a … Continue reading

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