With attacks becoming more widespread and damaging, it no longer falls on a single department – or health system – to manage it alone, according to our cybersecurity experts. “You need a lot of friends to get this done.”
Running the day-to-day technology services is just one part of being a CIO, said Reid Stephan during a recent interview. “It’s being a trusted thought leader and a trusted executive partner to help drive the overall effectiveness of business operations.”
“There have been hiccups, unexpected job loss, and wrong choices, but I was able to learn and grow from the experiences.” Renee Broadbent, VP of IT at SOHO Health, reflects on her career and provides advice on how to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
For healthcare IT leaders, trying to allocate the resources needed to purchase and maintain systems may feel like a battle, but with the right approach and tools, it can become a productive discussion, according to our panelists.
The difference between a vendor and a partnership is actually quite simple, according to Tom Barnett. A vendor will try to sell a product – regardless of whether is the right fit, whereas a partner wants to find the right fit, even if it’s not their product.