One of the most critical mistakes leaders make when building a team? Hiring people “who are just like us,” says Donna Roach, CIO at University of Utah Health. “When you have a diverse team, you get so much more.”
One of the many advantages of being a data-driven culture? The ability to leverage analytics to identify needs and prioritize investments to figure out “what meets needs and what doesn’t,” said CIO Jackie Rice in this podcast.
In this podcast, CIO Laishy Williams-Carlson talks about the biggest takeaways from 2020, why she’s a big believer in guiding principles, and how her approach to being a female leader has evolved over the years.
The best way to gain buy-in with an EHR migration? Communicate constantly and demonstrate, “through incremental results over time,” how it is helping to increase efficiency and lower costs while providing a better experience, says CIO Tanya Townsend.
For Karen Marhefka, serving in an advisory role to Liz Johnson provided an opportunity to hone her skills in navigating “the politics and nuances” of the healthcare IT world, while also watching her “blind side.”