The critical role informatics plays in usability discussions? Helping clinicians to focus on the problem that needs to be solved, and figure out the best way to do that using their input, says CNIO Nancy Yates.
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.