Although having a solid IT infrastructure has proven critical, UW Medicine’s strong focus on agility and innovation have also played a significant role in its ability to quickly implement a response strategy, according to CIO Eric Neil.
Even during a healthcare crisis, the CMIO’s goal should remain the same: “to make sure we have the tools in place that providers need,” said Mark Weisman, MD. In this podcast, he talks about how his team at Peninsula Regional is working to achieve that.
In the absence of a focused response, pandemics thrive, says Dr. John Halamka. By uniting healthcare organizations, technology companies, non-profits, academia, and startups, the COVID-19 Coalition aims to “leverage their unique strengths for the benefit of all.”
One of the keys to achieving – and maintaining – satisfaction among EHR users is training; and beyond that, the individuals who provide it and the length of the training, according to KLAS researchers, who reveal some of the findings that were scheduled to be presented at HIMSS20.
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.