Topics like digital health and innovation are certainly click-worthy, particularly in the age of technology. But for healthsystemCIO’s readers, the most important buzzword in 2019 was leadership, says Kate Gamble, who reveals the most popular interviews from 2019.
The downside of healthcare’s digital transformation? With more disciplines interacting with IT, the environment becomes “ripe for turf wars,” says CIO Pam McNutt, who shares her thoughts on navigating leadership challenges.
As healthcare enters “the digital revolution,” perhaps the greatest challenge for leaders is balancing the need for data access with the need for security, says Pamela McNutt, CIO at Methodist Health System.
No one is better suited than those who are in the trenches to push for better healthcare IT policies, according to Randy McCleese, one of several leaders who talks about why advocacy is so critical, especially in today’s landscape.
Even within the same organization, different facilities have different needs when it comes to go-live support, says Pamela McNutt, and leaders must have their finger on the pulse and be ready to react.