Meeting the needs of local organizations while ensuring alignment with the organization-wide strategy is a balancing act, and one that often involves “interesting conversations,” says CIO Dan Howard.
If health IT executives want their organizations to stay relevant, they need to find the point of integration between collaborating with core vendors and innovating with startups, says Lisa Stump.
When you’re a planning a complex implementation – such as going big bang with Epic’s Beaker across three hospitals – you better make sure you have “boots on the ground” support, says CIO Lisa Stump.
It doesn’t get much more complex than planning an EMR migration and building interfaces while the organization itself goes through major changes, but CIO Kathryn Crous is up to the task.
One of the many lessons OhioHealth has learned by collaborating with other industries? The more flexibility and power organizations give consumers, the better relationship will be, says Michael Elley.