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.
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.