One of the most complex aspects of implementing an EHR? Finding the balance between following the recipe that has proven successful, while also “making it your own,” says Laishy Williams-Carlson, CIO at Roper St. Francis, in this podcast.
When it comes to social determinants of health, capturing data is important, but it’s merely one step, says Patrick McGill, MD. It’s also about leveraging that data to understand why gaps exist, and partnering with others to help close them.
Innovation will never replace patient care as a priority. But, when approached the right way, it can “help surface more and better mechanisms for taking care of patients,” says Dr. Hank Capps, who talks about his strategy at Wellstar Health.
With security threats always evolving, governance issues and resource challenges, being a CISO requires focus and courage, according to Sanjeev Sah, CISO for Centura Health, a prominent healthcare provider in Colorado.
Running the day-to-day technology services is just one part of being a CIO, said Reid Stephan during a recent interview. “It’s being a trusted thought leader and a trusted executive partner to help drive the overall effectiveness of business operations.”