CEOs, CIOs Weigh in on the Ascending Role of IT

Volume 35, Number 5
September/October 2020

In This Issue

  • Feature

    Narrowing the Digital Divide

    Laura Hegwer

    For many Americans, inequitable access to reliable, high-speed internet connections—either because of where they live or how much they earn—is affecting their health, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Cover Story

    CEOs, CIOs Weigh in on the Ascending Role of IT

    Jessica D. Squazzo

    Technology has played an essential role as organizations nationwide navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For the CEOs and CIOs who helm today’s most successful healthcare organizations and IT departments, this isn’t surprising; they know IT is already—or will soon be—integrated in virtually all areas of care delivery.

  • Perspectives

    Sponsoring Diversity

    Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE

    Ample research is available on race disparity in the healthcare workforce, particularly in our highest levels of leadership. ACHE’s own data show that, while racial and ethnic minorities make up 32% of our U.S. hospital patients and 36% of the population, only about 16% of C-suite executives are racial minorities.

  • Healthcare Management Ethics

    Duty to Care

    William Nelson, PhD, HFACHE, and Raina H. Jain 

    Soon after the early reports of rapidly spreading COVID-19 infections, hospitals throughout the United States and beyond began reviewing their emergency preparedness guidelines. 

  • 2020 Key Industry Facts

    We are pleased to provide you with Key Industry Facts, published each year, providing annual updates on healthcare spending and other vital information.