In this podcast, Kate Pierce talks about the key criteria she looks for in a vendor partner, North Country’s three-pronged cybersecurity strategy, and the pros and cons of being both CIO and CISO.
For many CIOs and other leaders, the traits that have led to their success – including loyalty, integrity and a desire to serve others – were developed during their time in the military, says Kate Pierce, who speaks from experience.
For rural healthcare leaders, having to wear multiple hats is one of the biggest challenges. It’s also, however, one of the key benefits when it comes to professional development, says Kate Pierce.
Rural health facilities don’t have the same resources that large IDNs do to invest in cybersecurity, but it’s no longer an excuse, says Kate Pierce. In this interview, she talks about the creative ways in which her team is working to safeguard data.
For organizations that are migrating to a single platform, implementation isn’t the ultimate goal; in fact, it’s more of a baseline, says Kate Pierce, who talks about the major changes happening at North Country Hospital.