When it comes to landing CIO roles, the numbers are trending in the wrong direction. And so it’s up to health IT leaders – and professional associations – to find out why and help remedy the situation, says Tressa Springmann.
As outside influences continue to disrupt healthcare, a number of technology leadership roles will emerge, and it’s part of the CIO’s job to help define new professional development paths, say our panelists.
Are the leadership traits in men and women inherently different, or is a product of the environment? Our CIO panelists talk about what they believe to be true, and the responsibilities all leaders have to create a “safe environment.”
One of the key competencies of today’s leaders? Being able to diffuse awkward situations and put people at ease, says CIO Tressa Springmann, in the first installment of our Women in IT Leadership discussion.
The hardest part of being a CIO is creating enough structure so that people feel comfortable, while also encouraging the “messiness around change” that’s needed to forge a path forward, says Tressa Springmann.