Before the ultimate goals of becoming a data-driven organization and moving to 100 percent virtual can be achieved, leaders need to build a solid culture based on “systemness,” said Sonney Sapra, CIO at Samaritan Health Services, in this interview.
Although there are myriad challenges with incorporating tools like machine learning into care environment, the upside is simply too promising to pass up, said John Halamka, MD, during a healthcare IT policy discussion. “There’s a perfect storm happening.”
“Innovation is not just about spinning up a company; it’s about making care better,” said Lisa Stump, Chief Information and Digital Transformation Officer at Yale New Haven Health. In this interview, she talks about dealing with turnover, finding opportunities to cut costs, and how her team survived Covid.
One of the most important pieces in building and maintaining a successful digital platform? Viewing not as a technology project, but as a “business and clinical transformation story,” said panelists Joel Vengco, Rob Bart, and Scott Andrews during a recent discussion.
“Those are eye-opening conversations when people start to understand their consumption and hear the message that IT isn’t free,” said CIO Chris Akeroyd. In this podcast, he talks about how his team is improving the digital experience and the importance of strategic alignment.