“We have a responsibility to help our organizations reduce carbon emissions,” according to Andy Draper, CIO at HCA Healthcare and founder of GreenCIO. In this post, he provides practical advice for healthcare IT leaders on how to get started.
The ultimate goal for healthcare leaders to create a digitally-driven experience to “support the expectation of an evolving consumer base,” said Brian Norris. Doing so, he believes, is going to require “the triad leadership of the CIO, the CMIO and the CNIO working in concert together.”
With IT teams facing more scrutiny than ever before, CIOs and CIDOs face mounting pressures to ensure they’re making the right decisions and getting the most bang for the buck – all without pushing their teams to the brink, said our panelists during a recent discussion.
For healthcare IT leaders, recruiting and retaining a strong workforce has proven extremely challenging. But for some, it’s also an “opportunity for innovation and thinking differently,” said Theresa Meadows, speaking on a CHIME panel with John Glaser and Andrea Daugherty.
The potential offered by hospital-at-home models to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes while more effectively utilizing staff is sky-high, but for many organizations, obstacles like connectivity and lack of training continue to stand in the way, according to Jim Feen, Audrius Polikaitis, and Stephanie Lahr.