HIMSS19 was about a lot of things – building relationships, focusing on the human side of technology, and empowering patients. What it wasn’t about? “New and shiny objects,” according to a handful of influential leaders.
Forget the shiny tools and buzzwords. In 2019, healthcare leaders are focused on leveraging technology to improve the experience for care providers and consumers, build a solid IS culture, and, most importantly, realizing the value of these solutions.
Not only has serving in the US Army provided Lt. Col. Chani Cordero with experiences she wouldn’t have otherwise had, it’s taught her “how to influence, motivate, and bring an organization to change.”
Even if an interaction with a vendor doesn’t result in a purchase, there can still be value in it, says CIO Chani Cordero, who talks about the importance of maintaining strong partnerships.
Identifying initiatives that align with the organization’s overall strategy, yet can be done within a certain time frame, is a challenge for any CIO – but even more so for those in a limited tenure roll, says Lt. Col. Chani Cordero.