Contrary to popular (and long-standing) belief, the cautious approach of taking time to evaluate and weigh options is not always the best approach. In this piece, CIO Daniel Barchi shares how he applied lessons learned in the Navy to a massive EMR implementation.
The more the industry moves toward a participatory medicine model – one in which patients and providers work together as collaborators instead of customers and vendors – the better outcomes patients can achieve, according to Mayo Clinic researchers John Halamka, MD, and Paul Cerrato.
A successful meeting is one in which leaders are able to anticipate different needs and generate a productive discussion to help solve a defined problem. Failure to execute on this can be costly, particularly in healthcare, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health.
If a qualified, highly recommended employee isn’t performing, who takes accountability? Lee Milligan, MD, believes the onus is on leaders to “bring out the finest in our teams,” he wrote in a recent piece. “We owe that to them, to the business, and to ourselves.”
For some, the key motivation for migrating data to the cloud is to reduce the costs and risks associated with on-prem storage; for others, it’s providing more visibility. What it can’t be, according to CIO Beth Lindsay-Wood is doing “cloud for cloud’s sake,” she said during a discussion with Chris Hutchins and Siv Raman, MD.