As Covid-19 demonstrated, healthcare is far behind the eight-ball when it comes to scalability and agility. But it doesn’t have to be that way, according to our panelists, who discussed the steps they’re taking to modernize their infrastructures.
When IT and physician leaders are willing to “leave their titles outside the room and go shoulder to shoulder to work through problems,” not only does it help build morale – it can also help increase productivity, said James Brady, CISO at Fairview Health Services.
Sometimes the most effective way to sell a cybersecurity to executive leadership is by showing “how much it would cost if you couldn’t deliver patient care for one day,” said CISO Jim Brady in a recent interview.
For healthcare and IT security leaders, having a “much more diverse service portfolio to support” means making some significant – and rapid – adjustments, said our panelists during a recent discussion.
Forget what you think you know. The private cloud approach, particularly in the context of EHR as a service, can “deliver an on-premise solution that provides a cloud-like experience,” said Aivars Apsite of HPE during a recent webinar.