The moment everything changed? When the industry started to reap the benefits of years of hard work and shift its strategic thinking to optimization, says Carla Smith.
What started as an informal get-together has evolved into year-round community that aims to empower and advance women in health IT. And it starts by making sure women understand their worth, says HIMSS EVP Carla Smith.
As mergers become increasingly common, “the CIO is being thrust into a coordinating role,” says HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, which makes it all the more critical to formulate strong partnerships.
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.