The key to being able to share knowledge gained outside of healthcare? Let it happen organically, says B.J. Moore, CIO at Providence St. Joseph Health. “It’s always better to be pulled than to push.”
The best way to craft an effective strategy going forward? By assessing the current state and identifying key areas for improvement, says Asante CIO Lee Milligan, whose team is focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring reliability.
Having a solid recipe for creating predictable, build-once “gourmet-style” clinical workflows that satisfy all stakeholders may sound too good to be true, but it’s possible – if you follow the right steps, says CMIO Dirk Stanley.
Whether you’re in the business of providing care or serving meals, there’s no rule against branching out from your area of specialty – as long as it’s done slowly, thoughtfully and deliberately, says Anthony Guerra.
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.