Although telehealth adoption rates are leveling off as healthcare facilities reopen, forward-thinking organizations are just getting started in how they leverage its many offerings, said CIOs John Kravitz and Kathy Ross during a recent discussion.
One of the valuable lessons learned during the Covid-19 pandemic? When IT is able to tune out the noise and remain “singularly focused” on strategic initiatives, great things can be accomplished, says CIO John Kravitz.
When disaster strikes, certain projects are going to be put on the backburner. But the initiatives that will help organizations achieve their ultimate vision must stay on track, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz, who talks about his team’s extraordinary efforts.
Having cloud capabilities has played a critical role as organizations quickly ramp up telemedicine services and communicate more effectively with patients. But without a solid infrastructure and strong leadership, it’s just smoke, according to our panelists.
As the CIO role continues to evolve, so are the expectations from the CEO, says John Kravitz. In this interview, he talks about his goals as CHIME Board Chair, the pillars of success for healthcare IT leaders, and the work being done to combat opioid abuse.