It’s one thing to say that you value integrity; it’s quite another to let it guide your decision-making as an organization, says Kate Gamble, recalling an enlightening staff meeting.
Healthcare is provided locally and should be governed locally – but is there a way to enable that while protecting patient data? That’s the big question, says Chuck Christian, who believes IHIE might have a solution.
It’s not just IT leaders who have to build and maintain solid relationships with vendors, but clinical and business leaders as well, says CIO Heather Nelson. “They need to be part of the discussion.”
A number of topics seemed to bubble up to the surface during our most popular interviews from the past year, but perhaps none were as prominent as digital health, the advancement of women in IT leadership roles, and addressing opioid abuse.
While there were several topics that resonated with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders in the past year, there was one that clearly dominated the field, says Kate Gamble.