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Today's hospital CIOs must have more than computer, data analysis and technical skills. They must be knowledgeable about hospital management techniques, how hospitals interact with patients and their medical staff, and broad health care issues, such as community health standards and the role of managed care. Finding qualified CIOs will be increasingly difficult.