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.
Not only will exercising daily budget disciplines help get your team in shape for the annual budget marathon – it will also enable your process to continually evolve so that future changes are taken in stride, says David Bensema.
With healthcare revenues under more pressure than ever, it’s vital that leaders find ways to reduce operating costs – both now and in the future, says Bill Russell, who provides guidance on how to do that.
Getting the most out of your IT department means more than being efficient, it means taking these 10 steps to align more effectively with other departments in the organization, says CIO David Chou.
Except for maybe start-up technology companies, there isn’t an IT department anywhere that has an open checkbook. In health care, we know all too well the need to manage costs while answering what seems to be an insatiable demand for technology solutions. CIOs need to understand the technical debt of a large application portfolio and the […]