As healthcare CIOs, our lives are filled with change in almost every aspect of our job. Most of the changes we deal with, however, are about inflicting change on others as new systems come online and upgrades wreak havoc on our organizations. Despite the constantly changing environment to which we’ve become accustomed, stepping into a [...]
As today’s health systems continue to invest in information technology, the IT budgets continue to rise along with the staff to manage and support the systems. As CIOs, we struggle to get our arms around the numbers and attempt to quantify, analyze and determine what the ‘Magic Number’ is for staffing and dollars to support our infrastructure.
As healthcare CIOs, we all have a lot in common with regard to the work that we get involved with. And while we are all saddled with the loathsome burden of ensuring that our hospital and departmental Policies and Procedures are intact, it seems that every organization approaches these documents in a different manner.