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.
Are vendors and providers on the same page when it comes to their top priorities? In some areas, yes, but in others, the gulf is widening, says Lorren Pettit, who breaks down the results of the HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey.
The most effective way to realize value from an enterprise-wide initiative isn’t to focus on the entire ‘enterprise,’ but on a specific area that needs improvement, said two HIMSS Davies Award recipients.