For rural health organizations, cost optimization “is always top of mind,” says CIO Darrell Bodnar. In this podcast, he talks about how becoming a three-hospital system has dramatically improved contract negotiations, and the “passion” that helps him stay rooted in the community.
In this podcast interview, CIO Darrell Bodnar talks about the biggest threats facing rural health organizations, how migrating to a single platform helped his team manage the challenges of Covid, and how North Country Healthcare was formed.
Sometimes the best decisions are made – and the best work is done – when leaders don’t “have time for overthinking, having multiple meetings, and bringing multiple areas together,” says Dr. Stephanie Lahr. In this interview, she discusses her team’s pandemic response.
For rural healthcare leaders, having to wear multiple hats is one of the biggest challenges. It’s also, however, one of the key benefits when it comes to professional development, says Kate Pierce.
Rural health facilities don’t have the same resources that large IDNs do to invest in cybersecurity, but it’s no longer an excuse, says Kate Pierce. In this interview, she talks about the creative ways in which her team is working to safeguard data.