As healthcare organizations face mounting pressures, it’s not enough to merely pledge to do better. Leaders need to do walk the walk, whether it means improving processes, creating efficiencies, or focusing more on professional development.
If you rely solely on anecdotal evidence to measure user satisfaction, you’re missing out, says Lee Milligan, who talks about how his team is leveraging data to improve workflow and deliver a better customer experience.
The best way to craft an effective strategy going forward? By assessing the current state and identifying key areas for improvement, says Asante CIO Lee Milligan, whose team is focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring reliability.
Perhaps the biggest priority for a new CIO – particularly one with limited financial experience – is to “understand your numbers well, and understand how things are calculated,” says Lee Milligan, MD, who recently took on the role at Asante.
While there were several topics that resonated with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders in the past year, there was one that clearly dominated the field, says Kate Gamble.