The key aspect in being able to lead teams through a major change – or two, in this case – is transparency, according to Jeff Buda, CIO at Atrium Health Floyd. In this interview, he talks about his open-door policy, the benefits of becoming part of a large organization, and why he’s a big proponent of remote work.
Chuck Podesta faced an enormous uphill battle when he took on a struggling IT team in 2021. But with the right formula – which included identifying low-hanging fruit, promoting transparency, and showing metrics – they were able to pull off a remarkable turnaround and position themselves for success.
In this interview, BJ Moore, CIO and EVP of Real Estate Strategy Operations at Providence, talks about the concerns he has with large-language models (and the hype surrounding it), his team’s 4-year journey to a single instance of Epic, and the assumptions that outsiders often make about healthcare.
Every leader would like a bigger budget. But instead of asking for more money, CIDOs should look for ways to reduce expenses and “put savings back into IT so that we can begin to transform the organization,” said Joel Vengco of Hartford Healthcare. In this interview, he talked about how Hartford Healthcare is building a foundation for transformation.
There’s no perfect recipe for turning around an organization, but there is an ingredient that needs to be in place, said Dennis Sutterfield, CIO at SUNY Downstate. “Without question, you have to be incredibly transparent. I want my team to know everything I know.” Recently, he spoke about the power of storytelling, the importance of “strategic investments,” and the unique challenges of urban healthcare.