One of the key challenges facing healthcare IT leaders? How to determine when it’s better to persist with an initiative, and when it’s time to throw in the towel. But it doesn’t have to be done alone, says Anthony Guerra.
The first three months of a new role should be spent learning the culture, establishing relationships, converting quick wins, and building your team, says CIO Ed Marx, who talks about how he hopes to do that.
If you really want to drive change, the first six to 12 months in a new leadership role should center on one key goal: getting to know the people, says CIO Jeff Sturman.
When it comes to achieving success as a CIO, the learning curve is actually more like a circle, according to Liz Johnson, Marc Probst, and Daniel Barchi, who shared their experiences during a recent webinar.
Whether it’s implementing an EHR system or landing on the moon, there wouldn’t be any “giant leaps” if not for the sacrifices made by those who came before us, says Saad Chaudhry. “We don’t succeed alone.”