More than two years into the pandemic, retaining top IT talent is still a challenge, according to our panelists. “Keeping them engaged is my main concern,” said John Kravitz, who discusses the topic with Ed McCallister and Lisa Dykstra.
Sometimes timing is everything, said Dustin Hufford, who talks about the challenges of stepping into the CIO role right before the pandemic. He also discusses the benefits of having been with a community hospital, and how Cooper is working to retain IT talent.
With many organizations still operating in remote or hybrid environments, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to facilitate collaboration and ensure teams stay connected to the overall mission, said our panelists. “We want to develop that rapport that you can’t get remotely.”
Although a number of critical issues were discussed at ViVE22, there were a few that particularly resonated with CIOs and digital leaders and “will continue to shape the healthcare landscape,” according to David Chou.
As health systems move toward a future of remote and hybrid work models, it’s not just the technology piece that must be in place, according to our panelists in a recent discussion. “People need to feel that they’re connected.”