One thing CIOs can’t underestimate? The value of the infrastructure team, and the “very nuanced, very complicated” work they do, says John Henderson, who reflects on the key lessons he has learned during his career.
One of the key components in Memorial Healthcare’s multipronged Covid-19 response was setting up alternative care sites, an initiative that required “significant coordination from many areas,” according to CIO Tom Kurtz.
The hardest part about leading teams during a pandemic? Trying to maintain a reasonable pace, says Dr. John Halamka. During a recent webinar, he provided an update on Covid-19 testing and vaccines, and addressed the “strange mix of emotions” facing leaders.
When you’re using a system like Meditech that has a unique architecture, an unanticipated service interruption can be downright catastrophic, said CIOs Rich Temple and Brian Davis, who discussed their recovery strategies.
From mining data to identify trends, to embracing voice recognition, there are a number of steps that clinical and IT leaders can take to reduce clinical burnout, according to a recent panel discussion.