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.
Although telehealth usage has significantly increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, little is known about its impact on patient care, according to Liz Johnson. In this interview, she talks about how CHIME is working to change that – and making a case for more flexibility.
Having cloud capabilities has played a critical role as organizations quickly ramp up telemedicine services and communicate more effectively with patients. But without a solid infrastructure and strong leadership, it’s just smoke, according to our panelists.