The days of CTOs being confined to the data center are long gone, says Hillary Ross of Witt/Kieffer. “Now it’s a very visible role; someone who can sit down with senior leaders at the highest levels” and be part of strategic discussions.
It’s time to stop thinking of CNIOs as ‘firefighters,’ and start seeing them as key figures in guiding business decisions and strategies at the highest levels, according to Tammy Jackson and Hillary Ross of Witt/Kieffer.
As organizations focus more resources on optimization, having leaders who can act as “bridges” between is becoming increasingly important, says Hillary Ross, who discusses trends in health IT leadership.
It’s not just the CIO role that’s evolving, says Hillary Ross of Witt/Kieffer, who discusses key trends in health IT leadership positions, from the emergence of the chief digital officer to the growing prominence of the CISO.
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.