“Those are eye-opening conversations when people start to understand their consumption and hear the message that IT isn’t free,” said CIO Chris Akeroyd. In this podcast, he talks about how his team is improving the digital experience and the importance of strategic alignment.
For Mission Health Communities, migrating to cloud-based CPM software helped standardize and streamline operations across finance and accounting departments, according to Gino L’Altrella.
For healthcare IT leaders, trying to allocate the resources needed to purchase and maintain systems may feel like a battle, but with the right approach and tools, it can become a productive discussion, according to our panelists.
As organizations reopen, leaders must be willing to prioritize based on where the organization is today – not where it was before Covid-19, said our CIO panelists in a recent webinar. “You have to look at things based on the new normal.”
Perhaps the biggest priority for a new CIO – particularly one with limited financial experience – is to “understand your numbers well, and understand how things are calculated,” says Lee Milligan, MD, who recently took on the role at Asante.