Before HIMSS kicked off, CHIME took an opportunity to recognize the achievements of those who are making an impact in healthcare IT, and encourage attendees to continue to push for change.
With her term as CHIME Board Chair nearing its end, Liz Johnson reflects on what has stood out most to her, what she’s most proud of, and the direction she hopes the organization will take going forward.
Being an advocate takes time and energy that many leaders can hardly afford to give up, but the rewards are well worth it, says Liz Johnson, who makes a strong case for going to the Hill.
Today’s CIO needs to be a change agent, an advocate, a strong communicator, and an authority on cybersecurity. But that isn’t enough, says Liz Johnson, who says leaders “have a dream a little.”
The best way to keep a team motivated? Provide a working environment that meets their needs, communicate often, and make sure they understand the tremendous impact IT has on patient care, says CIO Liz Johnson.