With Covid-19 testing volumes and positivity rates going up and down (and back up again), leaders are trying to make sense of the data and find the right strategy to get them trending in the right direction, says CMIO CT Lin.
One of the most important takeaways from Covid-19 is the consumers are willing to embrace change and absorb technology when it meets an actual need, and is both simple and intuitive, says CIO Robert Eardley.
The biggest mistake healthcare organizations can make with telemedicine? Viewing it merely as a tool for communication, said CIO Aaron Miri in a podcast interview. “It’s a tool that can be shaped and molded like a piece of clay.”
Sometimes the most powerful force in propelling an organization forward is need, said CIO Robert Eardley in a podcast interview. For University Hospitals, Covid-19 highlighted the need for a centralized data source.
Although the pandemic has presented numerous obstacles for IT and security leaders, it has also presented “an opportunity to test and validate controls,” said Nemi George, who talked about how his team has fared, and shared lessons learned.