As IT strategies are revisited and budgets reallocated, it’s becoming clear how important a stable telehealth environment and a solid analytics platform are to an organization’s viability, according to our panelists in a recent webinar.
During an EHR migration, the CIO’s most critical objective is to “involve the right people and get the right input,” says Kevin Wiese, CIO at BestSelf Behavioral Health, particularly when it comes to decisions on build and workflow.
As healthcare IT leaders are forced to reprioritize, initiatives focused on virtual care and improving core infrastructure are moving to the top of the list, while innovation is taking a backseat, according to CIO David Chou.
Implementing EHRs is a critical step for health systems, no one doubts that. But to truly transform the way care is delivered, organizations have to do much more — especially around consumerism, says Brian Lancaster.
Requests that come to IT late in the game can be extremely frustrating. But if managed correctly, they can be a “golden opportunity” for increased understanding and more productive relationships, says CIO Nicholas Szymanski.