When it comes to landing CIO roles, the numbers are trending in the wrong direction. And so it’s up to health IT leaders – and professional associations – to find out why and help remedy the situation, says Tressa Springmann.
For Dana Sellers, the best part of being in consulting was meeting with clients and working to solve their problems. But inevitably, she was the one who’d end up learning something.
As outside influences continue to disrupt healthcare, a number of technology leadership roles will emerge, and it’s part of the CIO’s job to help define new professional development paths, say our panelists.
EHR optimization can feel like a sprint — or even an obstacle course — but by utilizing agile methodology and engaging stakeholders, organizations can reach the finish line, says Brian Redig.
When a patient has a bad experience at the hands of a third-party contractor, it’s not that organization’s name that will be dragged through the mud, but yours, says Kate Gamble.
If we want to get an accurate read on how EHRs impact physician satisfaction and efficiency, we need to take several factors into account, including whether the tools have been personalized, says Mike Davis.
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