It’s just as important for CIOs to able to communicate the vision as it is to create it, says Kathy Ross, who talks about the critical role mentors and professional organizations can play in developing leaders.
For an implementation to be successful, business units have to take ownership of the entire process, says CIO Kathy Ross. And that means partnering with IT on the build and development – not just handing it over.
Forget the shiny tools and buzzwords. In 2019, healthcare leaders are focused on leveraging technology to improve the experience for care providers and consumers, build a solid IS culture, and, most importantly, realizing the value of these solutions.
Using care navigators to engage patients
20 years of dramatic change — “IT is constantly changing.”
Previous CIO role at Beaufort Memorial
Her leadership style: “I give them guidance, but there’s no micromanaging.”
A responsibility to mentor
Advice for CIOs: Don’t be afraid
Clinically-led projects — “We’re being totally transparent and inclusive.”
Power of executive sponsorship
“Leadership all the way down is committed.”
From Allscripts to athenahealth in ambulatory
Analytics initiative with Optum — “It will give us a clear picture.”
The CIO’s challenge — “Projects don’t stop.”