CIOs can play a significant part in reducing the health industry’s carbon footprint, according to Andy Draper, who describes a “simple, incremental, and tech-focused method” for identifying and adopting a zero-carbon emissions plan.
One of the most important components of any initiative – especially one as complex as an EHR implementation – is change management, says CIO Rick Lang. “Change is not easy for a lot of the docs; we understand that.”
The topics that resonated most with our readers this year? Care coordination and leadership through crisis, according to our most-viewed blogs.
It may seem pessimistic, but planning for the divorce before entering into a relationship with a vendor is the most practical move healthcare leaders can make – especially when it involves data, according to CIOs Chuck Podesta and Saad Chaudry.
As CIO of a multihospital system, Lee Milligan, MD, has had enough experience to categorize vendors into three buckets: transactional vendor, partner vendor, and transactional vendor masquerading as a partner. In this blog, he explains how he arrived at the theory, and whether it still holds true.