Part of being a good leader is delivering “clarity of purpose and clarity of work,” even when it means having difficult conversations, said Lee Milligan, MD. As he prepares to leave his role at Asante, he sheds some light on some of his most valuable takeaways.
As CIO of a multihospital system, Lee Milligan, MD, has had enough experience to categorize vendors into three buckets: transactional vendor, partner vendor, and transactional vendor masquerading as a partner. In this blog, he explains how he arrived at the theory, and whether it still holds true.
It’s only natural for physicians to question why they chose their specialty, and whether all of the challenges are worth it – until an extraordinary experience brings them back, says Dr. Lee Milligan, who shares one of his own experiences.
When the root cause of physician burnout isn’t identified and addressed, the entire health system is placed at risk, says Lee Milligan, MD, who shares the highlights from a recent Tweetchat on the topic.
If we want to make EHRs more user-friendly, it’s not enough for clinicians simply to be engaged in the process, says Dr. Lee Milligan. They must be the ones leading the way, from design to training.