When it comes to landing CIO roles, the numbers are trending in the wrong direction. And so it’s up to health IT leaders – and professional associations – to find out why and help remedy the situation, says Tressa Springmann.
As outside influences continue to disrupt healthcare, a number of technology leadership roles will emerge, and it’s part of the CIO’s job to help define new professional development paths, say our panelists.
What sets great leaders apart is the willingness and ability to take ownership when things go wrong, and disperse credit when things go right, says Anthony Guerra.
Are the leadership traits in men and women inherently different, or is a product of the environment? Our CIO panelists talk about what they believe to be true, and the responsibilities all leaders have to create a “safe environment.”
Being a great leader isn’t about doing things perfectly, but about doing them with conviction, says Kate Gamble, who talks about the many lessons we can learn from Senator John McCain’s legacy.