The problems facing healthcare today may not be new, but solving them is going to require a new approach, said Nicole Kerkenbush. In this podcast, she talked about the critical role technology can play in easing the burden on caregivers, why shadowing is so important, and the lessons she learned in the military.
For healthcare IT leaders, recruiting and retaining a strong workforce has proven extremely challenging. But for some, it’s also an “opportunity for innovation and thinking differently,” said Theresa Meadows, speaking on a CHIME panel with John Glaser and Andrea Daugherty.
In a recent interview, CHIME Board Chair Tanya Townsend opened up about the biggest hurdles facing CIOs and other leaders, how CHIME seeks to “represent the entire ecosystem of health and care,” and what attendees can expect from the upcoming Fall Forum.
During the early stages of Covid, healthcare IT departments provided they could make decisions – and act on them – quickly. What happens next, however, is just as important, according to former CIO Bill Spooner.
Although offering flexibility and expanding the hiring region can certainly help with recruiting and retaining IT talent, leaders need to “make their daily lives and jobs more meaningful,” said CIO Chris Akeroyd in a recent interview.