Implementing EHRs is a critical step for health systems, no one doubts that. But to truly transform the way care is delivered, organizations have to do much more — especially around consumerism, says Brian Lancaster.
Sometimes all it takes is a simple question – ‘Did you know this was happening?’ – to close the gap between senior executives and those on the front line, and help determine the best possible solutions, says CIO Aaron Miri.
When it comes to areas like predictive analytics and security, the traditional health IT skills are no longer going to suffice, says Lisa Stump, who believes CIOs need to think out of the box.
How can academic medical centers survive in an environment when payment mechanisms are in a state of flux and consumers want lower costs and higher quality care? By forming partnerships, says David Chou.
Keys to change management — “Move swiftly.”
“Transparency has everything to do with trust.”
Working with Ross Perot
From consultant to CIO — “It scared the hell out of me.”
“High stakes” at UCSF
Evolving CIO role — “The infrastructure aspect has to be automatic.”