Oftentimes it isn’t a lack of skills that prevents individuals from reaching their potential, but a lack of confidence, says CIO Tamara Havenhill-Jacobs, who believes part of the leader’s role is to have “those critical conversations.”
It’s just as important for CIOs to able to communicate the vision as it is to create it, says Kathy Ross, who talks about the critical role mentors and professional organizations can play in developing leaders.
CHIME has named three influential leaders and health IT “champions” to its Board of Trustees, while also announcing the officers who will serve in 2020, including John Kravitz of Geisinger.
When it comes to landing CIO roles, the numbers are trending in the wrong direction. And so it’s up to health IT leaders – and professional associations – to find out why and help remedy the situation, says Tressa Springmann.
Not only has serving in the US Army provided Lt. Col. Chani Cordero with experiences she wouldn’t have otherwise had, it’s taught her “how to influence, motivate, and bring an organization to change.”