Being a rural CIO means being willing to put fires, and being able to wear many different hats – even the hat of security officer, says Jason Bray of McAlester Regional.
Despite advances in technology, perioperative care is still fragmented and variable, says Dr. Zeev Kain, who believes a “highly collaborate” integrated care model can help move the needle.
For CIO Eric Raffin, getting previously siloed departments to work together to create one standard for how to seek consent for treatment was the ultimate win-win.
Although standardization often has a negative connotation, it can actually help drive optimization and foster innovation across an organization – if done right, says CIO Jim Noga.
The reality of being in a best-of-breed environment is that “there’s a lot of spaghetti connecting systems together,” says CIO Eric Raffin, who talks about how his team is working toward a solution.