“Regardless of what you’re hired to do, your number one job is to make peoples’ lives better,” said Ray Gensinger, CIO at Hospital Sisters Health System. In this interview, he also talks about staff retention challenges, making the switch from CMIO to CIO, and the “fantasy” leaders need to give up.
One of the most important investments an organization can make during the course of an EHR implementation? Ensuring clinicians have ongoing, at-the-elbow support, said Ray Gensinger, CIO of Hospital Sisters Health System.
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.
As organizations deal with the lingering challenges stemming from Covid, while looking ahead at how digital tools can help improve engage and ease burnout, it’s never been more important for leaders to come together, as several did during a panel at ViVE22.
If you’re only using social determinant data to send referrals, you’re taking advantage of about one percent of the opportunity, said CIO Ray Lowe. In this interview, he talked about the work his team is doing to improve health at the individual level, and why he believes “we’re just scratching the surface” when it comes to SDoH.