Although the pandemic has presented numerous obstacles for IT and security leaders, it has also presented “an opportunity to test and validate controls,” said Nemi George, who talked about how his team has fared, and shared lessons learned.
Even with something as complex as legacy data archiving, the most challenging aspect comes in communicating and understanding the needs of users, according to our panelists during a recent discussion.
The organizations that have been able to press on during the pandemic are those in which clinicians are empowered, and IT teams are “leveraging technology to do amazing things,” said CIO Aaron Miri.
One of the core values that has helped NewYork-Presbyterian continue to deliver quality care during Covid? A willingness to be thoughtful about investing resources, and focus on ones “that will move the dial on patient care,” said CIO Daniel Barchi.
As IT and security leaders are learning, managing medical devices isn’t a one-time event, but rather a multifaceted process that requires strong partnerships and a willingness to be nimble.