Although technology has made huge strides since data sharing initiatives were first launched, unanswered questions still remain – particularly around people and processes, said our panelists during a recent webinar.
Although technology can certainly play a role in breaking down silos, the far bigger issues are communication and collaboration, according to CIOs Jes Cornelius and Craig Richardville, who discuss how they’re working to create strong cultures.
Unlike long-term strategies, a short-term plan enables organizations to pivot quickly “because you don’t have that foothold in place that’s keeping you from turning,” says Craig Richardville, who talks about the importance of agility in today’s environment.
If you want to survive a disaster – particularly one in which both patients and employees are homebound – you need to view your organization “as a tech company,” says Craig Richardville, and that means being “fast and efficient.”
The “silver lining” of the Covid-19 pandemic? It has pushed digital health to the forefront, sparked a level of innovation many organizations didn’t know they had, and demonstrated the value of strong vendor partnerships, according to our panelists.