One of the most important components of the CIO role in acknowledging that one person can’t provide all of the leadership for an organization, said Rick Lang in a recent interview. “You have to be able to delegate and empower your direct reports and the people that report to them.”
Of the many areas that require attention during the EHR implementation process, perhaps none is more critical than provider adoption, according to Chani Cordero, CIO at Brooke Army Medical Center. In this blog, she shares how her team has worked to build buy-in.
One of the most important components of any initiative – especially one as complex as an EHR implementation – is change management, says CIO Rick Lang. “Change is not easy for a lot of the docs; we understand that.”
“When you’re a physician and you’re put into a leadership role, there’s not a great training pathway for that,” says Dirk Stanley. In this interview, he talks about why he started a blog, the CMIO’s role as translator, and the moment his career changed.
What would happen if healthcare organizations decided to purge all messages 6 months or older from EHR in-baskets, and set a 90-day expiration clock on all incoming messages? CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth, plans to find out. “There’s no value in keeping those,” he wrote.