David Chou

David Chou

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David Chou is a senior healthcare technology executive with experience working in the healthcare space throughout the world. David is a dynamic keynote speaker and industry commentator working with organizations to transform their business models using technology. He has spoken around the world at healthcare tech-related conference including keynotes for leading industry events and intimate executive settings. Chou is also one of the most mentioned CIOs in the media and well quoted in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare, HIMSS Media, ZDNet, CIO.com, Huffington Post, and Becker's Healthcare. David is an active member of both ACHE and HIMSS while serving on the board for CHIME.

Articles by David Chou

Winning strategies for MACRA and MIPS
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Winning strategies for MACRA and MIPS

We have received the almost 2,400 pages of the final rule on MACRA. It's complicated, and now is the time to prepare.
October 24, 2016
Dispelling the biggest cloud IT myths
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Dispelling the biggest cloud IT myths

Even though many companies are moving to the cloud, I still hear from cloud-resistant CIOs who are concerned about myths that are circulating about cloud computing. Some think that the cloud isn't safe, or that they can build better solutions on-site. Let's dispel the biggest myths about cloud computing.
October 17, 2016
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Are you taking the lead in the digital initiative?

Most organizations adopting processes and strategies for digital transformation, which can be a game-changer for every company. Digital strategy is on the mind of every CEO, but is there a plan for it? Most importantly, who is leading the effort? CIOs must take the initiative to lead this effort. We are in a good position to do so currently, but that won't last forever.
September 26, 2016
What can IoT do for healthcare?
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What can IoT do for healthcare?

Healthcare is one of the industries that can take advantage of IoT technaologies, but we have not see too many organizations adopt it. Recently, I have received questions about use cases of IoT in healthcare, so here are a few use cases of where IoT can lead to a better patient experiences or outcomes.
September 8, 2016
What is your pace as a change agent?
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What is your pace as a change agent?

Are you a new leader that joined an organization and you have observe a lot of opportunities for improvement. The solution is in your head and you may have already identified a solution. But is your pace too fast as a leader?
August 18, 2016
What kind of CIO are you? Here are my top 4 tips
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What kind of CIO are you? Here are my top 4 tips

As the role of the CIO has evolved, our management style and strategy must also change. Here are my top four tips for future CIOs, along with my reflections after completing my first 90 days in the CIO role at a new organization.
August 5, 2016
5 tips on negotiating a cloud agreement
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5 tips on negotiating a cloud agreement

Are you negotiating a new cloud agreement? I get questions all the time on what must be included in a cloud service agreement. Here are five areas that CIOs must address when negotiating cloud deals.
July 18, 2016
Are you managing your department as a business?
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Are you managing your department as a business?

The next generation of CIOs have to manage their department as a business and here are the 10 steps that I follow. Are you aligned with these steps as well?
June 27, 2016
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Are you a consistent leader?

A question posted to me on #askcio is "what is the most important characteristic of a CIO? My answer is consistency. Are you a consistent leader?
May 31, 2016