Even the most experienced leaders need to rely on others at times, says Dee Emon, who talks about the value of building a solid professional network and relying on the expertise of others.
Strong leaders know where to best leverage their experience. For Dee Emon, a nurse by training, it’s in helping the IT staff understand the significant role they play in supporting patient care.
At Wake Forest Baptist, patient engagement goes beyond just offering a portal. It’s working with communities and families to find better, less disruptive ways to manage care, says CIO Dee Emon.
High cost of archiving data
Advisory councils for prioritization
“I’m blessed in this enterprise for having very active partners.”
Balancing strategic initiatives with operational needs
ITS organizational structure
“The most important draw here was the people.”
Laying the groundwork to innovate — “It’s a matter of prioritizing resources and time.”
Outsourcing service desk & support
Empowering the staff — “Who here has had a great idea that was not accepted?”
Private cloud infrastructure
From 60 days to mere hours to provision new systems