Sometimes the best decisions are made – and the best work is done – when leaders don’t “have time for overthinking, having multiple meetings, and bringing multiple areas together,” says Dr. Stephanie Lahr. In this interview, she discusses her team’s pandemic response.
When organizations are in crisis mode, it longer matters what lane individuals are usually in, says Stephanie Lahr, MD, CIO and CMIO at Monument Health. “We have to cross over and help people.”
When physicians and nurses “spend more time curating data than curing patients,” care quality is going to suffer, according to our panelists, who discussed how technology can be leveraged to reduce the burden and bring the focus back to the patient.
Building solid partnerships with physician leaders takes more than simply engaging with them. It’s creating advisory committee where they can engage with business and technology leaders to help guide decision-making, says Stephanie Lahr.
The key to success with an EHR rollout? Ensuring representatives from operations are “intimately involved in developing the strategy and testing out workflows,” says CIO Stephanie Lahr.