Even if an interaction with a vendor doesn’t result in a purchase, there can still be value in it, says CIO Chani Cordero, who talks about the importance of maintaining strong partnerships.
If you want to drive change, it’s not enough simply to be bought into the organization’s strategy – CIOs have to be “true believers” who can spread the word to others, says Tim Stettheimer.
Identifying initiatives that align with the organization’s overall strategy, yet can be done within a certain time frame, is a challenge for any CIO – but even more so for those in a limited tenure roll, says Lt. Col. Chani Cordero.
Although the industry has made great strides in terms of usability, a lot still needs to be done to ensure that technology is working for clinicians – and not the other way around, says CNIO Nancy Yates.
No matter which vendor an organization chooses, being able to reach out to existing customers is important. But when that vendor happens to be Epic, it’s more than important – it’s vital, says CIO Mike Mistretta.