When Covid-19 hit, healthcare IT leaders were tested like never before. But for those who had the right pieces in place – and the right people managing those pieces – it was an opportunity to shine, said our CIO panelists in a recent webinar.
In this day and age, do we still need to single out the top women leaders – and not just the top leaders? It’s a question that has no simple answer, says Kate Gamble, who recalls an interesting conversation with a CIO.
The best way to truly understand the business of healthcare – both as it exists now, and what it will look like in the future – is by getting ‘out of IT,’ says CIO Laishy Williams-Carlson.
Sometimes, not being quite prepared to face the board can be a blessing in disguise, says Laishy Williams-Carlson, who talks about how she used honesty to help build credibility as the new CIO.
Merging cultures is never easy, but the process can be made somewhat smoother by focusing more on the ‘why’ than on the ‘how,’ says Laishy Williams-Carlson, who talks about the challenges Bon Secours faces with constant growth.