ChatGPT isn’t going to replace providers. In fact, Michael Hasselberg, PhD, believes “it’s going to save providers from leaving the profession.” In a recent interview, he talked about his organization’s telehealth journey, how technology can help bridge the gap between supply and demand in behavioral health, and the power of 5G.
For healthcare IT leaders, “having a balance of technical and operational leadership is increasingly important,” said Denao Ruttino, Chief Innovation Officer at Southern Illinois Healthcare. In this podcast interview, he talks about the challenges facing rural health organizations, how his team is working to improve access, and why accountability is so critical.
Deploying technologies too rapidly can be counterproductive and even harmful to patients and staff, according to Joey Meneses, CTO at Akron Children’s Hospital. In this piece, he discusses the importance of a “thoughtful implementation approach” and offers advice on how to execute it.
Whether it means getting to “back to basics” with IT governance or creating new partnerships, a panel of leaders discussed what digital transformation has meant to their organization, the most significant challenges they’ve faced, and how they’re positioning their teams for the future.
One of the key aspects of change management, according to CIOs Jason Mason and Karen Marhefka, is making sure the key players understand what’s required – and “asking the hard questions,” they said during a recent panel discussion.