When Covid-19 hit and priorities were constantly shifting, healthcare IT teams didn’t need a technology expert; they need an “air traffic controller” who could communicate effectively, said Chris Myers. In this interview, he talks about how he has drawn from his military experience to guide teams both during and after the pandemic.
Sometimes timing is everything, said Dustin Hufford, who talks about the challenges of stepping into the CIO role right before the pandemic. He also discusses the benefits of having been with a community hospital, and how Cooper is working to retain IT talent.
Part of being a good leader is delivering “clarity of purpose and clarity of work,” even when it means having difficult conversations, said Lee Milligan, MD. As he prepares to leave his role at Asante, he sheds some light on some of his most valuable takeaways.
In this podcast interview, Suresh Gunasekaran talks about how his experience as both CIO and COO helped prepare him for the CEO role; how Covid-19 created a “burning platform”; and why collaboration is such a critical component in improving health equity.
Part of becoming a data-driven organization is ensuring that analytics partners with other departments – including business, clinical, and informatics – to address key challenges, says Patrick McGill, MD, who talks about his strategy as Chief Analytics Officer.