The CIO isn’t going away anytime soon; but it is transforming, according to Ed Kopetsky. “We’re not just computer geeks; we’re on the front line changing the way healthcare is delivered and the way the business is run,” he said in a recent interview.
More than two years into the pandemic, retaining top IT talent is still a challenge, according to our panelists. “Keeping them engaged is my main concern,” said John Kravitz, who discusses the topic with Ed McCallister and Lisa Dykstra.
Sometimes timing is everything, said Dustin Hufford, who talks about the challenges of stepping into the CIO role right before the pandemic. He also discusses the benefits of having been with a community hospital, and how Cooper is working to retain IT talent.
The decision to move to the cloud should be based on comfort, resources, and the organization’s strategic vision, and not on outside opinions, according to CISOs Todd Bell and Sahan Fernando.
“For a project to be successful, we need to make sure we understand what problems we’re trying to solve,” said Laura Marquez, AVP of IT Operations at UConn Health. In this interview, she talks about how her team is leveraging tools to improve the experience for both patients and caregivers.