Going from a data center to a single rack of equipment can result in a safer, more stable environment, and create cost savings that can be applied in other, much-needed areas, says Bill Russell.
Selecting a vendor can be difficult, but what comes next can be even tougher, says Mike Magera, who talks about his top priorities from an infrastructure standpoint, and what it takes to negotiate successfully with vendors.
At Wake Forest Baptist, patient engagement goes beyond just offering a portal. It’s working with communities and families to find better, less disruptive ways to manage care, says CIO Dee Emon.
The biggest mistake health IT leaders are making with vendors? Failing to continually reassess contracts and look for savings, says Brian Thomas, who talks about the need for true partnerships.
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.