Although some CIOs might dread conversations with clinical leaders asking for new EHR functionalities, J.D. Whitlock welcomes it — because it’s much better than the alternative.
Trying to secure resources for cybersecurity initiatives can be an uphill battle – particularly when pitted against more profitable investments – but there are strategies that can help provide an edge, says Kathryn Marchesini.
When you’re a population health management organization, improving overall wellness through coordinated care isn’t just a priority – it’s the priority, says Summa Health CIO Tanya Arthur.
Now more than ever, the CIO needs to be someone who can “help the rest of the organization understand the limits and the reality of technology,” says Gary Light, and bridge the gap between what we want and what we need.
It isn’t a single “silver bullet” that’s going to help reduce the number of opioid-related deaths, but rather, a combination of IT tools that can identify prescribing patterns and education on alternative therapies, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz.