Individual accolades are nice to have, but for leaders, the true reward comes when the entire organization is recognized for demonstrating the positive impact of IT and clinical care efforts, says Ed Marx.
Of all the “golden nuggets” Ed Marx has picked up over the years – both from mentors and his own experiences – perhaps none has been more valuable than being present as a leader.
If you don’t have the clinical background that helps with understanding the complexity of healthcare, you need to bring in “trusted leaders that will give you truth and honesty,” says CIO Kathryn Crous.
The biggest advantage in entering an organization as a consultant? It’s a chance to “test-drive the job,” says Kathryn Crous, who talks about how she was able to build trust with her team.
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.