Meeting the needs of local organizations while ensuring alignment with the organization-wide strategy is a balancing act, and one that often involves “interesting conversations,” says CIO Dan Howard.
When you’re a planning a complex implementation – such as going big bang with Epic’s Beaker across three hospitals – you better make sure you have “boots on the ground” support, says CIO Lisa Stump.
The factor that plays the biggest role in determining a project’s success? Having a staff that’s invested and engaged, says Michael Elley. The best way to ensure that? By having both operations and IT take the lead.
When the dust settles after an implementation, what happens to those who were recruited to make it a success? Dan Kinsella has some thoughts on how to leverage this talent to help the organization evolve.
Sometimes the most important partnership you have is with a competitor, says CIO Bobbie Byrne, who talks about the value that physician engagement, support, and training can play in planning a successful rollout.