Once an end goal has been established – which, in University Hospitals’ case, is improving patient access – sometimes the best strategy is to work backwards, said CIO Robert Eardley in this podcast interview.
By fast-tracking digital health solutions, the pandemic has inadvertently forced organizations to “really look at the data,” and make sure it’s actionable, accessible, and sustainable enough to drive the industry forward, said our panelists.
Just because an initiative has been started, it doesn’t mean it has to be completed, said Keith Perry, CIO at St. Jude Children’s. In a recent interview, he talks about the unique opportunity health IT leaders have to rethink processes.
Although Covid-19 has placed a significant strain on healthcare organizations, it has also presented an opportunity to transform care delivery by leveraging tools like AI, said CIO Michael Saad in a podcast interview.
When disaster strikes, certain projects are going to be put on the backburner. But the initiatives that will help organizations achieve their ultimate vision must stay on track, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz, who talks about his team’s extraordinary efforts.