Healthcare organizations are relying more heavily on supplemental staffing to fill gaps, but what they really need, according to CIOs Chuck Podesta and Susan Carman, is “more of a consultant that works to build internal knowledge.”
The delicate balance healthcare IT leaders face during the COVID-19 pandemic? Deciding how much change can be absorbed at once, says Chuck Christian, who talks about the strategy his team has adopted.
Contrary to popular belief, managed services doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing proposition, says David Muntz. And in fact, there are several different combinations healthcare IT leaders can use to help meet strategic goals.
IT outsourcing doesn’t have to be an ‘all or nothing’ proposition, says Rich Pollack, who believes that by selecting only the necessary components, CIOs can optimize in-house expertise and improve the delivery of services across the organization.
One of the most difficult parts in moving to a managed services environment? Selling it to the staff as an opportunity to hone their skills – not a threat to their jobs, says Mike Magera.