No matter what generation you belong to, change is never easy – especially when you don’t believe it’s necessary. But nothing good has ever (and will ever) come from sticking to the status quo, says Kate Gamble.
For an implementation to be successful, business units have to take ownership of the entire process, says CIO Kathy Ross. And that means partnering with IT on the build and development – not just handing it over.
Whether it’s building an interoperability framework or adjusting to a new culture, major changes don’t have to be approached alone, says Saad Chaudhry, who discusses his leadership philosophy and his plans as CIO at SGHG.
If you really want to drive change, the first six to 12 months in a new leadership role should center on one key goal: getting to know the people, says CIO Jeff Sturman.
It’s not just about technology. Today’s healthcare CIO must be a challenger, change agent, advantage guardian, facilitator, and outsource provider, says David Chou. But that won’t happen until we start seeing the role in a different light.