When Covid-19 hit and priorities were constantly shifting, healthcare IT teams didn’t need a technology expert; they need an “air traffic controller” who could communicate effectively, said Chris Myers. In this interview, he talks about how he has drawn from his military experience to guide teams both during and after the pandemic.
One of the most important components of the CIO role in acknowledging that one person can’t provide all of the leadership for an organization, said Rick Lang in a recent interview. “You have to be able to delegate and empower your direct reports and the people that report to them.”
One of the most important components of any initiative – especially one as complex as an EHR implementation – is change management, says CIO Rick Lang. “Change is not easy for a lot of the docs; we understand that.”