The goal is the same: to improve the delivery of care. But how IT and clinicians believe it can be achieved – and what they perceive to be the key obstacles – can be as different as night and day. So how can leaders close the gap?
Although understanding analytics and fostering innovation have become part of the CMIO’s role, the most important component is still being able to communicate with physicians, say our panelists.
As organizations start to pivot toward value-based care, the CMIO must act as a change agent who can understand the needs of different groups and help create alignment.
As organizations shift from implementation to optimization mode, the focus becomes how to make systems as effective as possible without stretching physicians too far. And right in the middle of that conversation is the CMIO.