From testing backup and disaster recovery plans to ensuring the right pieces are in place to facilitate telehealth, there are several steps healthcare IT leaders can take to overcome the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the CIO role continues to evolve, so are the expectations from the CEO, says John Kravitz. In this interview, he talks about his goals as CHIME Board Chair, the pillars of success for healthcare IT leaders, and the work being done to combat opioid abuse.
The best way to build trust with users? Make sure the system works for them, says Marc Probst, CIO at Intermountain Healthcare. In this interview, he talks about recovering from poor decisions, why he believes Meaningful Use was necessary, and the need for leaders who are “visionaries.”
Because true innovation requires a multifaceted approach, the upcoming CHIME-HIMSS CIO Forum will feature a variety of speakers, including the CEO of the nation’s most influential physician organization, an Olympian, and three highly respected health IT leaders.
When lives are put in danger and treatment is denied due to the lack of a unified patient identification, it’s time for action, says Liz Johnson, who talks about the progress that has been made, and what still needs to happen.