In this interview, BJ Moore, CIO and EVP of Real Estate Strategy Operations at Providence, talks about the concerns he has with large-language models (and the hype surrounding it), his team’s 4-year journey to a single instance of Epic, and the assumptions that outsiders often make about healthcare.
Every leader would like a bigger budget. But instead of asking for more money, CIDOs should look for ways to reduce expenses and “put savings back into IT so that we can begin to transform the organization,” said Joel Vengco of Hartford Healthcare. In this interview, he talked about how Hartford Healthcare is building a foundation for transformation.
Ten years after going live with Epic, UCLA Health is now focused on “supporting the research community and building a bridge” to better connect research and clinical practice, said Ellen Pollack. During a recent interview, she talked about her team’s constant optimization efforts, the path that took her from nurse to CIO, and the “special skillset” it takes to become an informatics leader.
The answer to ‘what keeps you up at night’ undoubtedly differs from one leader to another; for William Walders, CIO at Health First, it’s the sustainability and survivability of healthcare. In this piece, he identifies the key objectives that can help move toward that goal.
By enabling those who use systems to make decisions on the build, organizations can achieve better efficiencies while also improving long-term adoption, said Stacey Johnson, MD, Chief Applications Officer at Baptist Health. “That’s good change management.”