One way to encourage team members to disconnect while on vacation? By asking them to appoint a point person, said Lee Milligan, MD. Not only does it fill the void; it also allows for “professional growth for that individual.”
“You must fully understand the position, and the person occupying the position, to determine if it should be remote,” said Chani Cordero, CIO at Brooke Army Medical Center, reflecting on how Covid has changed her approach.
For healthcare leaders, it’s more important than ever to offer flexibility to their team members. But the understanding needs to be mutual, according to Craig Richardville, Chief Digital and Information Officer at Intermountain Healthcare, who talks about striking a balance.
It’s become far too common – and too easy – for IT teams to experience burnout. For CIOs, it means not just encouraging staff to take time off to recharge, but enforcing it, says Nicholas Szymanski.
Before any initiative is launched, two questions should be asked, according to Laura Marquez: “what are we missing and what did we not consider?” In this interview, she talks about the importance of collaboration and how she has worked to create a culture of safety.