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.
When Covid-19 hit, healthcare IT leaders were tested like never before. But for those who had the right pieces in place – and the right people managing those pieces – it was an opportunity to shine, said our CIO panelists in a recent webinar.
If you want to survive a disaster – particularly one in which both patients and employees are homebound – you need to view your organization “as a tech company,” says Craig Richardville, and that means being “fast and efficient.”