One of the most challenging aspects of leadership? Knowing when to push, and when to “back off and let people acclimate to the change we’re trying to push forward,” says Jim Daly, CIO at Washington Regional Medical System, in this podcast interview.
healthsystemCIO Founder & Editor-in-Chief Anthony Guerra talks with Dr. Kel Pults, Chief Clinical Officer with MediQuant, about the new information sharing requirements for health systems, the high level of M&A activity among those health systems, and how this dynamic has created big challenges for IT professionals.
Operational response to COVID-19 completely disrupted inpatient care – leading health system leaders and CIOs to re-envision what their digital infrastructure needs to look like in the future. Too many legacy networks lacking mobility just can’t keep up with the pace of growing connected devices that now commonly reside in the hospital environment. Secure connectivity will take on new meaning and require a new roadmap moving forward, where there is no “one size fits all” for enablement. In this session, we’ll take a look at how 5G, private networks, edge compute capabilities, and network-as-a-service models will drive real-time connectivity, operational efficiency and data analytics.
Digital initiatives are more about workflow than anything else, says Tom Barrett. In this podcast, he talks about the progression of the CIO role, what it takes to drive change, and how he has made himself available to his team during the pandemic.
Healthcare leaders know they must continue to digitize the patient encounter but there is often uncertainty around where to focus limited resources. In this webinar, leaders discuss strategies for providing patients with the high-level experience they have come to expect from using sites like Amazon and Facebook on what is likely a much smaller IT budget.