Maintaining a strong leadership presence at a large organization may not be easy, but it’s critical, says Tim Stettheimer, who talks about how he strives to stay “plugged in” and offers tips on how to initiate conversations.
Critical access hospitals have the deck stacked against them, but those that are able to fully leverage every asset and view IT as a business partner can get out in front, says Mt. San Rafael’s Michael Archuleta.
Population health isn’t just about exchanging data electronically, says CIO Don Reichert. It’s about leveraging analytics to make better decisions that ultimately keep patients out of the hospital.
Don Reichert talks about the multi-year journey from a best-of-breed approach to a core vendor strategy, how his organization is working to ensure talent is being properly leveraged, and what it’s like being a safety-net hospital.
In the final installment, Kent Gale talks about what it’s been like to work closely with his son, the role that volunteer work plays in his life, and what KLAS does to make sure quality never takes a back seat.