One of the most important tools CIOs have at their disposal? The ability to point to metrics – or real-life patient stories – to communicate the ‘why’ and demonstrate their team’s value, said Jason Wood.
True leadership isn’t about giving orders, but empowering those you lead to make decisions, be accountable, drive initiatives, and provide feedback, says Mike Hart, VP of IT with Children’s Arkansas.
The tools have matured and the regulations are in place, making this the opportune time for healthcare organizations to move forward with electronic prescribing of controlled substances, said our panelists during a recent webinar.
For Penn Medicine, becoming a leading organization required more than simply bringing Information Services in-house; it meant adopting the right philosophies and investing in the right individuals, says CIO Michael Restuccia.
When disaster strikes, certain projects are going to be put on the backburner. But the initiatives that will help organizations achieve their ultimate vision must stay on track, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz, who talks about his team’s extraordinary efforts.