Before starting any project, leaders need to set realistic expectations, says CIO Gary Light, which often means explaining that everyone won’t get all of their needs met.
If you start to formulate a story before you’ve even interviewed the key players, you’re not going to tell the real story, says Kate Gamble.
Physician champions play a critical role in driving EHR adoption in any setting, but particularly in behavioral health, says Jennifer D’Angelo, who talks about how her team is working to improve usability.
Sometimes all it takes is a little push outside the comfort zone to show team members what they’re capable of, says CIO Scott Vachon, who talks about finding “hidden gems.”
There’s nothing wrong with bringing some of your own ideas into a new role – as long as you’re willing to consider other ideas as well, says Ed Marx, who talks about his leadership philosophy.