Three years ago, St. Luke’s had to take a pause in its Epic journey to make sure everyone was headed in the same direction. The detour, says CIO Marc Chasin, was well worth it.
Although an organization’s priorities are constantly shifting, the fundamentals – communication, transparency, and trust – should stay the same, says CIO Joey Sudomir.
Our definitions of terms like “interoperability” and “CIO” are constantly evolving, both in terms of content and context, says David Muntz, who talks about the importance of communication in health IT.
While it would be great to avoid career landmines, the experience can strengthen a CIO’s leadership skills and help better position the organization for future challenges, says Chris Wierz of Witt/Kieffer.