Even in 2023, women face unique challenges rising to C-suite levels in the workplace, and healthcare IT is no exception. Yet there are actions all leaders can take to strengthen the pipeline of women moving in that direction. In this timely webinar, a panel of highly effective and accomplished healthcare IT leaders will share their personal career journeys, provide advice for both women and men interested in supporting the careers of women in the workplace, and offer their latest thinking on how best to achieve the digital transformation everyone in healthcare is after.
Strategies for Pursuing a Comprehensive Application Rationalization Approach
The bane of every IT executives existence – from CIO to CTO to CISO – is a complex environment. And nothing contributes to such complexity like hundreds (or even thousands) of applications from dozens of different vendors. Thus, many leaders are working to formalize a rational approach to application selection, along with a reduction of duplication among existing vendors. But challenges abound, as sometimes these tools can be purchased at the departmental level without notifying IT until the last minute, or even later. In this timely webinar, we’ll speak to executives who are working hard to create formal and informal governance processes by which users first look in suite at a few strategic vendors before picking up a new tool that requires a new vendor relationship.
Q&A with UPMC VP of Info Sec & Privacy, and Associate Counsel, John Houston
After more than a quarter century with the organization, John Houston knows how to find his way around UPMC. And when it comes to being an effective security leader, that not only helps him move complex issues along, but also ensures everyone else knows who to come to for any security-related concerns. His guiding mantra? […]
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Q&A with VP of IT Gretchen Britt: “I’ve Felt the Frustration and I Want to Make It Better.”
“If we don’t set them up for success, they’re going to have a lot of long nights. They’re going to have a lot of frustration,” said Gretchen Britt. In this interview, she talks about the importance of training, change management, and IT governance, and how she’s applying lessons learned from her time as a nurse.