No matter the size or scope of an organization, there is little variance when it comes to the priorities facing the CIO, whether it’s a full-time or interim position, says Sue Schade.
Despite the fact that it’s a top priority for many healthcare leaders, patient engagement is still an “untapped frontier,” says CIO Jeff Brown, who talks about his strategy at Martin’s Point.
The problems with consumerism and engagement don’t stem from a lack of viable solutions, but rather a lack of leaders who have the vision and confidence to leverage those tools, says Paul Roemer.
As clinicians become more tech-savvy and administrators develop a better understanding of technology’s impact, a partnership is taking shape that CIO Matthew Kull hopes will result in improved outcomes.
Adopting any technology can be intimidating, but moving to the cloud can be especially daunting, says CIO Deanna Wise, who talks about the deliberate approach Dignity has taken in its journey.