Going from a data center to a single rack of equipment can result in a safer, more stable environment, and create cost savings that can be applied in other, much-needed areas, says Bill Russell.
Bill Russell’s team was looking for a better way to prioritize projects; what they discovered was a way to help the staff see the big picture and understand how all the pieces interrelate.
One of the healthcare leader’s most important functions is to help shape the next generation of leaders, says Bill Russell, who talks about the role mentors have played in his career, and how he hopes to pay it forward.
Creating a vision, clarifying expectations, securing the future, and listening to your staff aren’t just trivial boxes to check – they’re essential components of health IT leadership, says Bill Russell.
The bad news? EHR vendors have come under fire for failing to facilitate data sharing. The good news? They can go from perceived villain to hero by following these steps, says former CIO Bill Russell.