COVID-2019 Alert

The latest information about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, including vaccine clinics for children ages 6 months and older.

La información más reciente sobre el nuevo Coronavirus de 2019, incluidas las clínicas de vacunación para niños de 6 meses en adelante.

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Thought Leaders in the News - 2020

Top priorities for CIOs as COVID-19 spikes Becker’s Hospital Review 12/4/20 Ed Kopetsky, chief information officer, is featured

5 takeaways about the telehealth boom Managed Healthcare Executive 11/25/20 Natalie Pageler, MD, discusses the widespread adoption of telehealth and key industry takeaways, including the need to advocate for state licensing changes
Also see: Managed Healthcare Executive; NEJM Catalyst Online

Ask an expert: R3. Recover, Restore and Re-open KCBS Radio 11/13/20 Stanford Medicine experts have created a framework to guide public officials, school administrators and business leaders on re-establishing normal operations during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary Leonard, MD, physician-in-chief at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, is featured

The most pressing issues facing health systems in 2021 Becker’s Hospital Review 11/11/20 Paul King, president and CEO of Packard Children’s Hospital and Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, discusses the top issues facing health systems in 2021

The future of healthcare is diverse Becker’s Hospital Review 11/10/20 Article is authored by Rick Majzun, vice president and chief operating officer of Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, who discusses a renewed sense of purpose and drive in the health care industry to make significant advances in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) practices

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health names new chief nursing officer Becker’s Hospital Review 11/10/20 Stanford Medicine Children’s Health has appointed Jesus Cepero, PhD, MSN, RN, as chief nursing officer, effective in January. Dr. Cepero brings more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience to the role.
Also see: Stanford Medicine Children’s Health press release

3 lean leadership concepts to revisit during a crisis and beyond Becker’s Hospital Review 11/4/20 Article is authored by Rick Majzun, vice president and chief operating officer of Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, who discusses three leadership concepts that are critical to the overall health, well-being, and performance of individuals and organizations: time, agility, and permission

10 Emerging Industry Leaders: Charlette Stallworth Managed Healthcare Executive 10/28/20 Q&A and accompanying video feature Charlette Stallworth, VP of strategic partnerships, who has been named one of Managed Healthcare Executives fourth annual “10 Emerging Industry Leaders”

CIOs spill the beans on the phrases they hate to hear Healthcare IT News 9/24/20 From “outlawed” buzzwords to frustratingly defeatist attitudes, more than a dozen health IT pros share their least favorite expressions. Lisa Grisim, VP and associate chief information officer, is quoted

Digital health leaders: Conversation with Ed Kopetsky, former CIO of the year, CIO at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford CHiME 8/3/20 Ed Kopetsky, chief information officer, discusses the current healthcare environment; challenges he finds unique to a children’s healthcare system, and how more personalized care, telehealth and remote work will be part of the new COVID era

The telehealth tidal wave has arrived; will it come crashing down? Healthcare Innovation 7/22/20 Natalie Pageler, MD, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic put the spotlight on telehealth in unprecedented ways to fill a gap in health care delivery

The leadership group announces new board members from energy, technology and healthcare Silicon Valley Leadership Group press release 7/11/20 Paul King, president and CEO of Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, has been named to Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Executive Board of Directors

4 ways the coronavirus pandemic will change hospitals Fortune 7/9/20 Paul King, president and CEO of Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, spoke at Fortune’s virtual Brainstorm Health conference last week and discussed ways the pandemic will help speed the transition to more managed care, collaboration among competitors, and suggested consumers will consequently think about health care choice more expansively
Also see: Fierce Healthcare

Open for business: Rebuilding patient trust to reopen healthcare Patient Engagement HIT 6/26/20 Luanne Smedley, associate chief nursing officer, discusses the steps that Stanford Medicine Children’s Health is taking to maintain safety for patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic

Stanford Medicine community calls for action against racial injustice, inequities Stanford Medicine News 6/5/20 More than 800 members of the Stanford Medicine community gathered on campus last Thursday to add their voices to a nationwide outcry against racism and violence against Black Americans. Paul King, president and CEO of Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, alongside Dean Lloyd Minor and David Entwistle, president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, stood behind pediatrics residents Kamaal Jones and Salma Dali, as they spoke at the Rally for Racial Justice, which was organized by Stanford Medicine’s Pediatrics Advocacy Council.
Also see: The Stanford Daily

COVID-19 pushes telehealth forward in Silicon Valley as virus holds patients back San José Spotlight 5/27/20

Coronavirus pandemic hurting pediatric hospitals, too San Francisco Chronicle 5/16/20

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health to resume non-emergency procedures NBC Bay Area (KNTV-TV) 5/9/20

61 hospital and health system CISOs to know | 2020 Becker’s Hospital Review 5/7/20

Leadership tip: Leverage your network to address the pandemic Children’s Hospitals Today 5/4/20

73 hospital leaders in 10 states hit hardest by COVID-19 offer advice to colleagues: If you do nothing else, at least do this Becker’s Hospital Review 4/16/20

3 Telehealth lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic HIT Consultant 4/10/20

How Stanford Medicine Children’s Health is helping reduce the spread of COVID-19 98.1TheBreeze 4/7/20

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health now completing 500 virtual visits daily Becker’s Hospital Review 4/1/20

Stanford Medicine Children’s CEO Paul King: The ‘unrelenting pursuit of excellence’ in pediatric and obstetric care Becker’s Hospital Review 3/16/20

Stanford Medicine Children’s COO: How leaders can drive negative emotions out of the workplace Becker’s Hospital Review 2/14/20

20+ women hospital and health system CFOs to know Becker’s Hospital Review 1/23/20

100 hospital and health system CIOs to know Becker’s Hospital Review 1/6/20