Unlike in years past, the topic that seemed to resonate most with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders didn’t involve technology or budgets, but rather, those who use it to provide care, says Kate Gamble.
After the initial flurry of a go-live, the volume of new tickets tends to decrease, but the issues become more complex, says Sue Schade, who provides insights on how University of Vermont Health Network is weathering the storm.
Teamwork is always important, especially in a field as complex as healthcare. But perhaps no time is more critical than a go-live for everyone to be on the same page, working toward the same goal, says Sue Schade, interim CTO at UVHN.
“There is no end to what we can accomplish if we keep our minds open and curious learning from one another,” says Sue Schade, who shares lessons learned from the go-live preparation at University of Vermont Health Network.
It’s no longer acceptable for go-lives to be pushed back by weeks or months due to unpreparedness, says Sue Schade. In this post, she talks about how GLRAs can “ensure all issues and risks are surfaced and addressed” before the big day.