If you haven’t built strong relationships with finance, and developed a solid financial acumen, don’t get too comfortable in the CIO chair, said our panelists – Mike Restuccia, Chuck Podesta, and Kelly Summers – during a recent discussion.
The answer to ‘what keeps you up at night’ undoubtedly differs from one leader to another; for William Walders, CIO at Health First, it’s the sustainability and survivability of healthcare. In this piece, he identifies the key objectives that can help move toward that goal.
“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.