Cognitive computing isn’t just another buzzword. It’s a concept that can improve outcomes and increase efficiency – if the right ecosystem is in place, says Omid Shabestari, MD, Director of Health Analytics at Carilion Clinic.
When IT and clinical leaders find themselves in a difficult situation and none of the usual tricks has worked, the best thing to do is nothing – at least, until you’ve had time to think, says Craig Joseph, interim CMIO at El Camino Hospital.
Effective leadership isn’t about telling people what you think they need. It’s about “listening, communicating, and serving the organization,” says Dr. John Halamka, who reflects on his first few weeks at Mayo Clinic.
For organizations like NYU Langone, digital isn’t a buzzword; it’s a philosophy of leveraging technology to improve patient care, make processes more efficient, and reduce costs, says CIO Nader Mherabi.
One of the biggest mistakes organizations can make? Focusing too much on the day to day, and not enough on strategic planning, says CIO Danny Scott. In this interview, he talks about what he has done to establish a “real vision” at Good Samaritan.