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.
For organizations that manage hundreds of thousands of lives, the ability to present “the full story” of each patient – and do it in a way that doesn’t interrupt the care process – is imperative, according to GRIPA’s leaders, who shared their story in a recent webinar.
By taking the time to learn the culture and get to know the people, a CIO is able to build a level of trust that can pay off significantly when crisis hits, said James Wellman in this podcast interview.
Having cloud capabilities has played a critical role as organizations quickly ramp up telemedicine services and communicate more effectively with patients. But without a solid infrastructure and strong leadership, it’s just smoke, according to our panelists.
As the CIO role continues to evolve, so are the expectations from the CEO, says John Kravitz. In this interview, he talks about his goals as CHIME Board Chair, the pillars of success for healthcare IT leaders, and the work being done to combat opioid abuse.