It’s not functionality that’s going to sell health IT leaders on RTLS, but rather the potential it has to help achieve outcomes – like improved patient safety and data visibility, says Tanya Egbert of KLAS.
Every organization wants to hire the best candidate, but in reality, it’s not always feasible – it may not even be necessary, says Judy Kirby, who shares some of the lessons she’s learned from 30 years of executive recruiting.
The reality is, not everyone responds to love and kindness – some need to be called on the carpet when their behavior crosses a line, says Anthony Guerra. And a strong leader must be willing to make that call.
The way we deliver and pay for healthcare is unsustainable, says John Santelli, CIO, UnitedHealth Group. While payers, providers and employers have all contributed to the problem, they’re also key to the solution, he explains.
Terminology issues with EMRs can’t be underestimated, says CMIO Dirk Stanley. In fact, he believes a leader’s ability to successfully manage them can – and does – significantly impact user satisfaction.