In the midst of any major project – particularly one as taxing as an EHR implementation – what’s just as important as status meetings is a reminder of why the project is happening in the first place, says Sue Schade.
Every innovative idea must address one simple question: ‘What does it do for the customer,’ says Richard Corbridge. In this piece, he talks about the “new kind of working together” that’s needed to create the right environment for innovation.
It’s extremely easy to get stuck in a rut, whether it’s a fitness routine or your leadership style, says Kate Gamble, who believes breaking your routine isn’t just helpful, but necessary.
The most common mistake health IT leaders make when it comes to managing vendor relationships? Playing the blame game, says CIO Linda Stevenson, who believes a positive approach and a willingness to share responsibility are critical.
Oftentimes it isn’t a lack of skills that prevents individuals from reaching their potential, but a lack of confidence, says CIO Tamara Havenhill-Jacobs, who believes part of the leader’s role is to have “those critical conversations.”