Merging cultures is never easy, but the process can be made somewhat smoother by focusing more on the ‘why’ than on the ‘how,’ says Laishy Williams-Carlson, who talks about the challenges Bon Secours faces with constant growth.
Although understanding analytics and fostering innovation have become part of the CMIO’s role, the most important component is still being able to communicate with physicians, say our panelists.
With her term as CHIME Board Chair nearing its end, Liz Johnson reflects on what has stood out most to her, what she’s most proud of, and the direction she hopes the organization will take going forward.
If organizations really want to improve provider satisfaction, they must be willing to take an objective look at how the EHR has impacted workflow, and take a multi-pronged approach to fixing the problems that exist, say Bryan Bliven and Thomas Selva.
There’s a lot that can be done to advance women in health IT leadership roles, and it starts with embracing the unique qualities that women bring to the table, says Adrienne Edens.