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.
A number of topics seemed to bubble up to the surface during our most popular interviews from the past year, but perhaps none were as prominent as digital health, the advancement of women in IT leadership roles, and addressing opioid abuse.
Forget the shiny tools and buzzwords. In 2019, healthcare leaders are focused on leveraging technology to improve the experience for care providers and consumers, build a solid IS culture, and, most importantly, realizing the value of these solutions.
With all of the tasks facing healthcare organizations, one thing that can’t get lost in the shuffle is managing – and developing – talent, according to three CIOs who presented on the topic at CHIME18.
Building knowledge is a good reason to participate in Boot Camp – but it’s not the only one, says Sarah Richardson, who says “it may also become a springboard for opportunities you had never previously considered.”