Unlike in years past, the topic that seemed to resonate most with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders didn’t involve technology or budgets, but rather, those who use it to provide care, says Kate Gamble.
As skillsets such as security and cloud expertise become more valuable across all industries – and top talent becomes more difficult to attract and retain – the need increases for healthcare organizations to “get out of the bubble,” says CIO Michael Saad.
Having an establishing set of core values not only helps ensure all team members are working toward a common goal; it also aids in creating “a culture of accountability,” says CIO Michael Saad.
Can the same concepts used to identify an organization’s key values be applied at the team or department value? Yes, says CIO Michael Saad, if they’re developed the right way, and with input from the right parties.
Although it’s great to emulate the characteristics we admire in others, it’s critical that we stay true to ourselves, says CIO Michael Saad, who discusses the parallels between fitness and leadership, and how they’ve helped him grow as a person.