Avery.Cloud

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Avery Cloud is a respected information technology veteran with experience spanning healthcare, global manufacturing, and consulting. He has served as Chief Information Officer at a variety of organizations such as, CHI St. Luke’s Health in Houston, New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City, and Novant Health in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Avery has conducted successful turnarounds for underperforming IT organizations, partnered with senior leaders to integrate IT planning into corporate strategic plans, and is a respected expert in IT Service Delivery. He is also a trained performance improvement leader with experience implementing LEAN Daily Management in large healthcare organizations, as well as using LEAN Six Sigma to improve clinical, business, and IT operations and putting millions of dollars on the bottom line.

Avery also has experience leading innovation for organizations, organizing innovation centers, implementing systematic innovation into the corporate culture, and partnering with external partners and the community to find innovation ideas that support the key objectives of organizations.

He has successfully led clinical, medical, and business informatics departments as well as business intelligence and analytics to bring higher levels of operational insights to executive teams and clinicians.

Avery is an accomplished speaker and writer having published many articles in a variety of publications throughout his career.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Avery Cloud and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by Avery.Cloud

Prioritizing projects
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Prioritizing projects

Understand the context in which project prioritization methods are designed and managed. With this foundation you will be enabled to build a well-tuned model for prioritization.
August 6, 2018
Healthcare IT: reading the tea leaves, part 3
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Healthcare IT: reading the tea leaves, part 3

This is the last installment on my three-part series of predictions in the healthcare IT space, but it’s not ending due to a lack of trends to be analyzed. In fact, there are so many divergent and intersecting technological trends in our world that prognostications could be endless.
June 5, 2018
Healthcare IT: reading the tea leaves
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Healthcare IT: reading the tea leaves

What does the near-term future of healthcare IT and business in general look like? Here are 5 predictions...
March 27, 2018
Visionary-itus
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Visionary-itus

Avoiding the pitfalls faced by visionary technology leaders.
January 31, 2018
Ready or not, here they come
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Ready or not, here they come

A lack of operational readiness when IT go-lives begin can throw participants into confusion and panic – and an otherwise well-run IT project will be perceived a terrible failure.
November 28, 2017
Information blindness
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Information blindness

Many leaders are crying out to see – to both access and visualize information that may be spread across multiple platforms and geographies. Here's how one healthcare organization healed themselves.
November 10, 2017
‘This is not an IT project’
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‘This is not an IT project’

If that kind of a statement is going to have impact in an organization, it has to have some operational teeth.
October 17, 2017