“You must fully understand the position, and the person occupying the position, to determine if it should be remote,” said Chani Cordero, CIO at Brooke Army Medical Center, reflecting on how Covid has changed her approach.
For healthcare leaders, it’s more important than ever to offer flexibility to their team members. But the understanding needs to be mutual, according to Craig Richardville, Chief Digital and Information Officer at Intermountain Healthcare, who talks about striking a balance.
For healthcare systems, forming partnerships with vendors and organizations is becoming increasingly important, says Rich Rogers, CIO at Prisma Health, in this interview. “We have so much to do in this industry. We can’t do it ourselves.”
One of the most important investments an organization can make during the course of an EHR implementation? Ensuring clinicians have ongoing, at-the-elbow support, said Ray Gensinger, CIO of Hospital Sisters Health System.
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.