Although a number of critical issues were discussed at ViVE22, there were a few that particularly resonated with CIOs and digital leaders and “will continue to shape the healthcare landscape,” according to David Chou.
A funny thing happened during 2021; as the number of collaboration, merger, and acquisition transactions between hospitals and health systems decreased, the value increased. In this piece, David Chou talked about what this means and what to expect in 2022.
What made John Halamka want to move on from the CIO role? An opportunity to share the many lessons learned during his career, mentor the next generation, and help separate hype from reality.
Perhaps the toughest part of a merger is getting separate organizations to act as one. But it can be done if leadership follows a few simple tenets – starting with communication, says Scott Vachon.
As mergers become increasingly common, “the CIO is being thrust into a coordinating role,” says HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, which makes it all the more critical to formulate strong partnerships.