Convincing leadership to invest in a digital health strategy is about more than just talk; it’s about being able to demonstrate use cases, says UChicago Medicine CIO Heather Nelson.
Interoperability remains a challenge in all care environments. But while acute care is making progress when it comes to accessing data electronically, the post-acute world seems to be stuck in the past, says Erik Bermudez of KLAS.
Instead of viewing audits as a way to play catch-up with IT security, CIOs need to start seeing them for what they are: investments in the organization’s future, says David Chou.
Having someone on your team who’s just going through the motions – or worse yet, doesn’t want to be there – can be detrimental to the whole unit, says Anthony Guerra, who recently reached an important conclusion.
Although the CIO position is largely strategic, it’s critical to stay in touch with everything that happens in IT from an operational perspective, says Ed Marx. One way to do that? Through daily huddles.