The organizations who leaders realize that technology is only part of the equation – a small part, in fact – are the ones who will most successfully leverage it, says Kate Gamble, who shares lessons learned from the recent NYC HIMSS event.
The initiatives that have made the most impact – especially when it comes to curbing opioid abuse, don’t necessarily require a big budget. What is needed, however, is guidance from fellow leaders, say Patty Lavely and Dave Lehr.
Whether it’s building an interoperability framework or adjusting to a new culture, major changes don’t have to be approached alone, says Saad Chaudhry, who discusses his leadership philosophy and his plans as CIO at SGHG.
Although healthcare in the US lags behind in some areas, when it comes to IT adoption, there’s much knowledge to be shared across the world, and that’s exactly what Saad Chaudry plans to do.
HIMSS19 was about a lot of things – building relationships, focusing on the human side of technology, and empowering patients. What it wasn’t about? “New and shiny objects,” according to a handful of influential leaders.