With all of the tasks facing healthcare organizations, one thing that can’t get lost in the shuffle is managing – and developing – talent, according to three CIOs who presented on the topic at CHIME18.
An organization can spend all the money on all the right tools, and it still might not be recognized as Most Wired, says Drex DeFord, who talks about the revamped process. “It’s not about buying things; it’s about doing things well.”
Although they rarely get the credit they deserve, physician informaticists play a critical role as the nexus between IT and clinicians – especially in an environment where change is a constant, says CMIO CT Lin.
The keys to forming a partnership between a health system and a municipality – or any organization, for that matter – are in being transparent and being able to communicate your intentions, say CIOs Cletis Earle and Luis Taveras.
The reality with customization? The further an organization gets from a product’s foundation development, the further behind they are when the next set of enhancements are released, says CIO Tricia Julian.