Successful leadership in both the military and civilian realms requires effective communication, problem-solving skills, teamwork, and strategic thinking, according to Joey Meneses, CTO at Akron Children’s Hospital, who believes the two can learn quite a bit from each other.
For healthcare IT leaders, “having a balance of technical and operational leadership is increasingly important,” said Denao Ruttino, Chief Innovation Officer at Southern Illinois Healthcare. In this podcast interview, he talks about the challenges facing rural health organizations, how his team is working to improve access, and why accountability is so critical.
The key to restoring trust in telehealth is in addressing the “underlying issues that are raising concerns in the first place,” according to Joseph Kvedar, MD. In this blog, he discusses the steps the ATA is taking, and the lessons healthcare can learn from other industries.
Contrary to popular (and long-standing) belief, the cautious approach of taking time to evaluate and weigh options is not always the best approach. In this piece, CIO Daniel Barchi shares how he applied lessons learned in the Navy to a massive EMR implementation.
“The only right way to deal with people is forthrightly and honestly. If mistakes are made, admit them and correct them.” It may not be the most contemporary guidance, but many years later the words hold true, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, who shares a gem from way back.