From testing backup and disaster recovery plans to ensuring the right pieces are in place to facilitate telehealth, there are several steps healthcare IT leaders can take to overcome the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We’re doing everything we can to make it easy to access care.” For UW Medicine’s IT Services team, who have published their strategies for others to share, disaster response starts with ensuring clinicians have the support they need to care for patients.
As the CIO role continues to evolve, so are the expectations from the CEO, says John Kravitz. In this interview, he talks about his goals as CHIME Board Chair, the pillars of success for healthcare IT leaders, and the work being done to combat opioid abuse.
If digital identities are to be kept safe, healthcare IT and security leaders must adapt a zero trust policy, according to our panelists, who discussed the key challenges and shared their expertise during a recent webinar.
The key partnering with clinicians on innovation? Building enough trust so that they know you’re willing to listen to them – and to shut down an idea that isn’t working, says Richard Zane, MD, chief innovation officer at UCHealth.