There are few, if any, healthcare terms that trigger as much confusion and debate as “inpatient,” says CMIO Dirk Stanley, MD, who sheds some light on what it means, how it works, and how it can be misunderstood.
Although it’s undoubtedly frustrating, being passed up for a promotion – or worse, being let go – presents a tremendous professional growth opportunity, as long as you’re willing to ask yourself some questions, says CIO Sheryl Sypek.
When it seems the vendor market hasn’t caught up to the needs of a certain segment – like non-acute care, for example – you can settle for what’s available or take another tactic, says CIO Sheryl Sypek.
The most exciting – and at the same time, most intimidating – part of being a health IT leader today? The pressure to deliver technologies that will improve the patient’s experience, says CIO Christopher Timbers.
The more quickly we can sort through data to identify cancers and determine optimal treatment pathways, the better care we can deliver, says CIO Andy Corts, who discusses how his team is carrying out Sarah Cannon’s mission.