Having a governance structure where physicians and operational leaders are engaged in major decisions isn’t just nice to have, it’s critical to the success of an implementation, says CIO Tricia Julian.
It’s time to take imaging out of the silos and integrate it with the overall strategy, says Adam Gale. And that starts with obtaining buy-in from multiple departments, as well as EHR vendors.
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.