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.
As IT strategies are revisited and budgets reallocated, it’s becoming clear how important a stable telehealth environment and a solid analytics platform are to an organization’s viability, according to our panelists in a recent webinar.
Unlike long-term strategies, a short-term plan enables organizations to pivot quickly “because you don’t have that foothold in place that’s keeping you from turning,” says Craig Richardville, who talks about the importance of agility in today’s environment.
The most valuable tool for clinicians is one that goes beyond simply providing information and delivers actionable data that can guide in decision-making, says Adam Glasofer, MD, Chief Innovation Officer at Virtua Health.
As researchers pour through Covid-19 data, trends are beginning to surface that may provide answers – particularly when it comes to patient messaging. However, there are still plenty of questions, according to CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth.