After more than a decade of collecting data, “it’s time to figure out how to best leverage that information to drive insight and drive change,” said Brian Norris in this interview. And CMIOs should be one of the leaders helping to navigate that path.
With shortages looming, “There is no more important time to empower our nurses to innovate and generate new clinical care models supported by technology,” said CIO Terri Couts, one of several leaders who shares thoughts on the value of nurses.
Oftentimes the root of clinician satisfaction isn’t the technology itself, but rather, how it was deployed, said Terri Couts, CIO at The Guthrie Clinic. Resolving it requires “getting out and talking to individuals and understanding” their concerns.
To commemorate the Year of the Nurse (which was extended into 2021) and National Nurses, we offer perspectives from leaders who have walked the walk on the challenges nurses face, the critical role they play in providing patient care, and how their experiences helped shape them.
True leadership isn’t about giving orders, but empowering those you lead to make decisions, be accountable, drive initiatives, and provide feedback, says Mike Hart, VP of IT with Children’s Arkansas.