For healthcare IT leaders, “having a balance of technical and operational leadership is increasingly important,” said Denao Ruttino, Chief Innovation Officer at Southern Illinois Healthcare. In this podcast interview, he talks about the challenges facing rural health organizations, how his team is working to improve access, and why accountability is so critical.
Q&A with Nebraska Methodist CIO Kent Sona: “It’s about Caring for the Whole Person.”
The key to impressing Kent Sona, VP and CIO at Methodist Health System? Take ownership of a problem, even if it doesn’t fall under your purview. “Own and run with it,” he said during a recent interview. Sona also talked about forming strong vendor partnerships, addressing social determinants, and understanding the why.
“A Great Step Forward”: Leaders Share Lessons Learned from the Road to Digital
Q&A with Luminis Health CDIO Saad Chaudhry, Part 2: Digital “Has to Be Rooted in the Current Reality.”
If an organization truly believes in digital transformation and wants a true digital leader, “you need the scope to go with it,” said Saad Chaudhry of Luminis Health. In this interview, he talked about his recent title change, the “massive” Epic reset that he believes will improve the user experience, and why it’s so critical to view initiatives “through the lens of upcoming generations.”
Q&A with Northeast Georgia CIO Chris Paravate, Part 2: “We’re Completely Dependent on Digital Solutions.”
One of Chris Paravate’s core objectives? To make sure that as Northeast Georgia expands its physical footprint, “we’re not just extending what we already have in our portfolio, but really taking the opportunity to test new technologies, implement new tools, and bring them back to other existing facilities,” he said in a recent podcast interview.