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.
Identifying initiatives that align with the organization’s overall strategy, yet can be done within a certain time frame, is a challenge for any CIO – but even more so for those in a limited tenure roll, says Lt. Col. Chani Cordero.
Given the dizzying pace of change in health IT, no one can predict exactly what’s coming down the pike. But by focusing on these five areas, CMIOs can be better prepared to respond, says David Bensema.
The best way to get to know an organization and its people isn’t necessarily to hit the ground running, but to ‘hit the ground listening,’ says Ed Marx, who talks about his first months as Cleveland Clinic CIO.
Today’s CIO needs to focus on running, growing, and transforming the business at the same time, says Vijay Venkatesan, which means shifting the mindset from implementations and infrastructure to information and digital.