As organizations move toward digital health – and CIOs wrap their heads around concepts as complex as application rationalization – it’s becoming clear that the role is more about relationship management than ever before, according to our panelists.
One of the positives of having an integrated EHR platform? Rather than pushing back an implementation because of the pandemic, NewYork-Presbyterian was able to move theirs up, said CIO Daniel Barchi in a recent interview.
True leadership isn’t about giving orders, but empowering those you lead to make decisions, be accountable, drive initiatives, and provide feedback, says Mike Hart, VP of IT with Children’s Arkansas.
The pandemic undoubtedly helped accelerate Franciscan Health’s virtual care journey, but several other components also played key roles, said Chuck Christian and Sri Bharadwaj, who discussed the organization’s experience.
In an environment where care is increasingly being pushed outside of clinics (and hospitals), IT security leaders face added challenges in safeguarding panel, according to our panelists, who believe the answer may lie in Zero Trust.