If we want to figure out how to advance more women to health IT leadership positions, we need to look at the strategies being used to climb the ladder, says Donna Padilla.
Having a solid understanding of hospital operations can help CIOs “understand what you’re constituents are trying to do” and help guide them in the right direction, says Jamie Nelson.
Individual accolades are nice to have, but for leaders, the true reward comes when the entire organization is recognized for demonstrating the positive impact of IT and clinical care efforts, says Ed Marx.
Of all the “golden nuggets” Ed Marx has picked up over the years – both from mentors and his own experiences – perhaps none has been more valuable than being present as a leader.
A mentoring relationship needs to happen organically and it can’t be a one-time deal, says CIO Jessica Cornelius, who shares some of the most valuable lessons in leadership she has learned.