Rural health organizations face myriad challenges, from recruiting top IT talent to meeting the same regulations as large health organizations. But it also comes with benefits, says CIO Patrick Yount.
High turnover can affect more than just the bottom line, says Bryan Kirby, which makes it critical for leaders to take the steps needed to improve retention.
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.
Whether it’s building the infrastructure or creating a cybersecurity strategy, so much of what IT does isn’t about driving value, but rather, supporting the business and keeping it safe, says CIO Gary Light.
Sometimes all it takes is a little push outside the comfort zone to show team members what they’re capable of, says CIO Scott Vachon, who talks about finding “hidden gems.”