When the ultimate goal is to leverage research data to provide precise care pathways for each patient, it puts a lot of pressure on IT’s shoulders, says CIO Patrick Anderson, who talks about his team’s infrastructure overhaul.
The key to driving change as the new CIO? Making sure you understand the impact decisions will have on both providers and patients, and “making sure it’s done in a very thoughtful way,” says CIO Craig Richardville.
The days of CTOs being confined to the data center are long gone, says Hillary Ross of Witt/Kieffer. “Now it’s a very visible role; someone who can sit down with senior leaders at the highest levels” and be part of strategic discussions.
The key to getting IT folks at the table when decisions are being made, rather than after the fact? By helping them to understand the critical role they play in patient care, says CIO Tom Barrett, who talks about going from service provider to ‘transformational partner.’
How do you know if an organization is the right fit? What are the keys to working with executive recruiters? CIOs Aaron Miri, Julie Bonello and Michael Elley addressed these and other key questions during a recent webinar.