In a recent interview, CHIME Board Chair Tanya Townsend opened up about the biggest hurdles facing CIOs and other leaders, how CHIME seeks to “represent the entire ecosystem of health and care,” and what attendees can expect from the upcoming Fall Forum.
In recognition of Women’s History Month, we offer perspectives from some of the most influential women in the industry on the obstacles they’ve faced, the progress that has been made, and the advice they offer to others.
“To be successful, we need diverse opinions and diverse experiences represented,” said Tanya Townsend. In a recent interview, she talked about her goals as CHIME Board Chair, why having “shoulders to lean on” is critical, and the biggest lessons learned from Covid.
During a recent panel discussion, three highly respected leaders — Tanya Townsend, Chuck Christian and Cletis Earle — pulled back the curtain and what they’ve learned about what it takes to cultivate strong relationships, and why it has become so important.
The best way to gain buy-in with an EHR migration? Communicate constantly and demonstrate, “through incremental results over time,” how it is helping to increase efficiency and lower costs while providing a better experience, says CIO Tanya Townsend.