With IT teams facing more scrutiny than ever before, CIOs and CIDOs face mounting pressures to ensure they’re making the right decisions and getting the most bang for the buck – all without pushing their teams to the brink, said our panelists during a recent discussion.
As it becomes increasingly challenging to manage a successful IT shop – and balance the myriad priorities coming their way – CIOs are finding that the answer lies somewhere between ‘yes’ and ‘no,’ according to our panelists.
As healthcare IT staffs face pent-up demand from projects put on hold due to Covid, leaders must shift from a project mindset to a product mindset that focuses on continuous delivery, according to a recent panel discussion.
It’s only natural for individuals to focus on the short term during a pandemic; the CIO’s role is to “step back and think bigger,” says Chris Belmont, who talks about his core objectives at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, and where the key opportunities exist for opportunity.
One of the key components in Memorial Healthcare’s multipronged Covid-19 response was setting up alternative care sites, an initiative that required “significant coordination from many areas,” according to CIO Tom Kurtz.