Forget the vendor relationships of the past. Today, it’s about finding a partner who is “really trying to understand our current problems and opportunities, and help us solve those problems,” said our panelists during a recent discussion.
For CIOs and other leaders, one of the biggest challenges is fully optimizing EHRs without placing even more strain on end users. “We’re trying to strike a balance,” said our panelists during a recent discussion.
As CIOs strive to rethink business and service models to keep pace with increasing competition, two challenges weigh heavily on their minds: recruiting and retaining top talent, and safeguarding data, according to CIO interviews conducted by WittKieffer.
One of the costliest mistakes leaders make? Neglecting the long-term vision while dealing with a crisis, said CIO Donna Roach. “You still have to carve out time to work on your strategy and where you need to be.”
“If you’re not making someone uncomfortable, you’re not moving the needle,” said Cherodeep Goswami, who spoke on a panel about how healthcare IT leaders can foster discussions about diversity and inclusion.