Before healthcare organizations can begin to forge a new way forward, leaders need to be able to find firm footing, says Robert Sundelius. In the first of a two-part blog series, he shares share key lessons he learned by leading a FEMA incident command center.
For organizations focused largely focused on primary care, an essential aspect in getting through Covid-19 was the ability to reimagine vendor relationships. “Without partner support, it would’ve been hard to move through this,” said Ray Lowe.
One of the core functions of the CIO’s role is being able to translate clinical needs and make them resonate to the point where teams are willing to put in extra efforts, said Aaron Miri. “You have to be in the pilot’s seat.”
In this podcast, Aaron Miri talks about how the “fast, unpredictable pace” of Covid-19 helped equip his team to be able to weather the recent Texas storm, and the critical role CIOs have in making sure those who doing the hard work feel “seen.”
One thing Covid has taught us? The importance of situational awareness and having the right building blocks in place to more effectively anticipate and respond to crises, said Dr. John Halamka during a recent webinar.