When we asked a handful of influential leaders – including Craig Richardville, Liz Johnson, and Kate Pierce – how CHIME has impacted their careers, the answers varied, but one central theme kept coming to the surface: collaboration.
One of the keys to securing biomedical devices – an area that hasn’t received near enough attention – is educating and empowering those on the frontline, said our panelists during a recent discussion. “We need to engage nurses on the ground.”
As virtual care becomes a common practice, and user expectations grow to include a “seamless and frictionless experience,” health IT leaders need to ensure telehealth platforms are integrated with core clinical platforms, according to our panelists.
When you’re using a system like Meditech that has a unique architecture, an unanticipated service interruption can be downright catastrophic, said CIOs Rich Temple and Brian Davis, who discussed their recovery strategies.
HIMSS19 was about a lot of things – building relationships, focusing on the human side of technology, and empowering patients. What it wasn’t about? “New and shiny objects,” according to a handful of influential leaders.