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.
The most common mistake health IT leaders make when it comes to managing vendor relationships? Playing the blame game, says CIO Linda Stevenson, who believes a positive approach and a willingness to share responsibility are critical.
Oftentimes it isn’t a lack of skills that prevents individuals from reaching their potential, but a lack of confidence, says CIO Tamara Havenhill-Jacobs, who believes part of the leader’s role is to have “those critical conversations.”
As the new CIO, your first priority – even before creating an IT roadmap – is to open the lines of communication and make sure your team understands you’re not there to “rip out the rug from under them,” says Linda Stevenson.
It’s time to start viewing the gender pay gap as what it really is – an economical issue, says Carla Smith. In this interview, she talks about her vision for the future, and what it will take to make it a reality.