With data playing an increasingly large role in driving decision-making, particularly through dashboards and toolkits, it has become critical for healthcare organizations to ensure a high level of quality, said our panelists during a recent webinar.
The hardest part about leading teams during a pandemic? Trying to maintain a reasonable pace, says Dr. John Halamka. During a recent webinar, he provided an update on Covid-19 testing and vaccines, and addressed the “strange mix of emotions” facing leaders.
Sometimes the most powerful force in propelling an organization forward is need, said CIO Robert Eardley in a podcast interview. For University Hospitals, Covid-19 highlighted the need for a centralized data source.
Leaders at different organizations may have employed different strategies to fight Covid-19, but there’s one universal belief when it comes to the pandemic: healthcare has forever changed, said Christopher Longhurst, MD, and Rob Fields.
Teamwork is always important, especially in a field as complex as healthcare. But perhaps no time is more critical than a go-live for everyone to be on the same page, working toward the same goal, says Sue Schade, interim CTO at UVHN.