The Chief Information Officer as a New Administrator
The chief information officer (CIO) is new in healthcare compared to other industries. By October 1986, Business Week reported that over half of the Fortune 500 companies had a CIO position. They went on to forecast that the position would proliferate further, especially in the service industry sector. That prophecy has since been borne out in the information intensive service industry of healthcare, where the position has flourished over the past few years.
KeywordsChief Executive Officer Career Path Healthcare Institution Technical Competence Healthcare Industry
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