The key to being a strong leader? Being humble enough to listen, while also having he confidence to make tough decisions, says John Kenagy, who believes that now more than ever, CIOs must be “fearless.”
Being acquired can be unnerving, particularly for a smaller hospital. And so it’s critical for CIOs to choose words carefully, keep the communication lines open, and be respectful, says John Kenagy.
If health systems want to sell independent practices on a hosted solution, the key is to establish trust, educate on the benefits of integration, and to avoid, at all costs, the oversell, says CIO John Kenagy.
“People crave engagement and involvement”
Collecting opinions, making decisions
The value of mistakes
Legacy’s application environment — “One word: Epic”
The Pacific Northwest is absolute an “Epi-center”
What makes Epic special?
The power of honesty
Order sets and CPOE
Vetting a potential CIO position
Know thy self, then find thy position
The core part of my job is marketing and communications
Promoting for success
From Providence to Legacy
Going interim, then going full time
Getting back to the clinical front lines