In this podcast interview, CHIME CEO Russ Branzell talks about the industry’s readiness to return to in-person events, how the organization is working to solve “the most difficult problems in healthcare,” even during Covid-19, and why recognizing heroes is so critical.
Forget silver linings. For CHIME, the “gold lining” of the Covid-19 pandemic is the fact that the organization was able to expand and “re-ground” while others were forced to retract, says CEO Russ Branzell.
Effective leadership isn’t about knowing all the bits and bytes; it’s knowing how the whole system works together, said CIO Sheree Mcfarland. “That’s what you offer the business. You’re a business executive first, and a technologist second.”
The key to being a successful healthcare IT leader is to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way, while also creating opportunities for others, said CIO Sheree Mcfarland in this interview.
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, healthcare organizations were granted an opportunity to test the viability of telehealth on a large scale. And while so far it has been a success, what happens next is most important, says Liz Johnson.