The CIO’s role in a major initiative like rolling out Epic? Keeping it alive, says Ed Kopetsky. And that means sustaining executive team involvement and commitment,, recruiting the right people, and “clearing the roadway for others to take off.”
If we want to improve patient care, it’s not enough merely to share data within our own organization – or with those who use the same EHR, says CIO Ed Kopetsky, who believes partnering with others is “core to who we are.”
A number of topics seemed to bubble up to the surface during our most popular interviews from the past year, but perhaps none were as prominent as digital health, the advancement of women in IT leadership roles, and addressing opioid abuse.
Combatting the opioid epidemic means addressing all aspects of it, including prevention, treatment, and recovery, according to a panel of CIOs who presented at the CHIME Advocacy Summit.