Promoting diversity across healthcare and moving toward a more level playing field is going to take more than simply throwing money at the problem. “We need to do a deep dive to figure this out,” says CIO Cletis Earle.
Sometimes the best way to prepare for the CIO role is to step outside of it, says Ryan Smith. In this interview, he talks about his first days at Intermountain, and the “huge opportunity we have to leverage data, business intelligence tools, analytics to make transformative changes.”
Contrary to the old adage, words can hurt. In fact, they can make people feel defensive and even fearful, says Mitch Parker, who breaks down common responses and provides guidance on how leaders can react in a positive way.
Leadership isn’t about being a charismatic performer; it’s about providing a clear, concise message about what’s important, getting buy-in, and asking each person to find their “one percent better,” said Tom Andriola.
The efforts put forth by IT teams during the pandemic have been nothing short of amazing. But the real challenge is making sure that as care delivery models evolve, so does the security strategy, said our expert panelists.