As organizations reopen, leaders must be willing to prioritize based on where the organization is today – not where it was before Covid-19, said our CIO panelists in a recent webinar. “You have to look at things based on the new normal.”
When disaster strikes, certain projects are going to be put on the backburner. But the initiatives that will help organizations achieve their ultimate vision must stay on track, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz, who talks about his team’s extraordinary efforts.
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.