The key to transitioning several “independent, proud organizations” to a single platform? “Building a concept of shared governance,” said CIO Tanya Townsend, who talked about LCMC Health’s journey during a recent podcast.
One of the most challenging aspects of leadership? Knowing when to push, and when to “back off and let people acclimate to the change we’re trying to push forward,” says Jim Daly, CIO at Washington Regional Medical System, in this podcast interview.
It’s no longer a “snapshot” world. Through the rapid advancement of wearables and IoT, providers now have access to “constant monitoring,” which offers benefits in providing a more accurate care picture, but also comes with challenges.
Before organizations can choose the right oncology or radiology solution, there are some critical questions that need to be addressed, according to Monique Rasband and Lauren Barton, who discuss findings from a recent KLAS report.
Despite the benefits it offers – particularly in terms of patient safety – smart pump and EMR integration has sustained slow growth, according to KLAS. But that could change, depending on a few factors.