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Part of becoming a data-driven organization is ensuring that analytics partners with other departments – including business, clinical, and informatics – to address key challenges, says Patrick McGill, MD, who talks about his strategy as Chief Analytics Officer.
In this podcast interview, CIO Darrell Bodnar talks about the biggest threats facing rural health organizations, how migrating to a single platform helped his team manage the challenges of Covid, and how North Country Healthcare was formed.
As healthcare workers rushed to fight Covid like firefighters running to a blaze, many telehealth applications were rolled out without the usual security reviews and due diligence. But as the pandemic abates, IT security professionals must revisit all that was introduced during those heady days to see just how much risk has crept into their organizations. In this timely webinar, we'll hear from leaders about how such a review c...
One of the most complex aspects of implementing an EHR? Finding the balance between following the recipe that has proven successful, while also “making it your own,” says Laishy Williams-Carlson, CIO at Roper St. Francis, in this podcast.
When it comes to social determinants of health, capturing data is important, but it’s merely one step, says Patrick McGill, MD. It's also about leveraging that data to understand why gaps exist, and partnering with others to help close them.
Innovation will never replace patient care as a priority. But, when approached the right way, it can “help surface more and better mechanisms for taking care of patients,” says Dr. Hank Capps, who talks about his strategy at Wellstar Health.
With security threats always evolving, governance issues and resource challenges, being a CISO requires focus and courage, according to Sanjeev Sah, CISO for Centura Health, a prominent healthcare provider in Colorado.
Source: Q&A with Centura Health VP/CISO Sanjeev Sah: “We have to be balanced in our approach.” on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and compreh...
Running the day-to-day technology services is just one part of being a CIO, said Reid Stephan during a recent interview. “It’s being a trusted thought leader and a trusted executive partner to help drive the overall effectiveness of business operations.”
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.
“There’s no longer going to be a distinction among acute, ambulatory and virtual; it’s going to be one care ecosystem,” said Hank Capps, MD, in a recent podcast. And that means the ability to be nimble and shift “is going to be really important.”
Defending against an attack is easier if you have some idea when and how it's coming. In this webinar, leaders will discuss the best sources for threat intelligence, the top threats currently facing health systems and the most promising defenses against those dangers.
Many health systems are investing in cloud deployments that give them greater stability, a pay-for-what-you-use pricing model and enhanced security. But with the cloud now a primary target for cyber criminals, moving your email to one of the large public cloud providers doesn't mean you are totally off the security hook. In fact, it doesn’t even necessarily mean your email is secure. In this webinar, we'll speak to leaders ...
Dr. Shelly Disser, VP of Solution Delivery with MediQuant, talks with healthsystemCIO's Anthony Guerra about how organizations are working to rationalize their application portfolios, why battling Covid made those projects more difficult, and some best practices on how to manage the issue today.
The use of collaborative tools has been a game-changer, but it requires “an ongoing maturation of how we then learn to live with and apply this technology in a way that's beneficial, and doesn’t become a distraction or a burden on our employees,” said CIO Reid Stephan.
Mark McArdle, Chief Products & Design Officer at Imprivata, and Anthony Guerra, Founder & Editor in Chief, healthsystemCIO, discuss the state of security in health systems, how those organizations are working to balance security and usability, and where identity governance fits into the equation.
For Karen Marhefka, serving in an advisory role to Liz Johnson provided an opportunity to hone her skills in navigating “the politics and nuances” of the healthcare IT world, while also watching her “blind side.”
Source: Q&A with Karen Marhefka, Part 2: “In a remote structure, everyone has more of a voice.” on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and comprehensiv...
Covid's impact on health systems -- which saw clinicians pulled into different roles, workers accessing systems remotely, and telehealth reach unimagined heights -- brought home how important identity governance (IG) was to a sound security strategy, with organizations such as Gartner and NIST echoing its importance. As Covid abates and reprioritization reshuffles many to-do lists, organizations that think they can kick identit...
The key to transitioning several “independent, proud organizations” to a single platform? “Building a concept of shared governance,” said CIO Tanya Townsend, who talked about LCMC Health’s journey during a recent podcast.
Source: Q&A with LCMC Health CIO Tanya Townsend, Part 1: “We can’t go back to the way things were.” on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and...
The difference between a vendor and a partnership is actually quite simple, according to Tom Barnett. A vendor will try to sell a product – regardless of whether is the right fit, whereas a partner wants to find the right fit, even if it’s not their product.
The current economic environment has put unprecedented pressures on every organization. Yet some organizations manage to turn this challenge into an opportunity when it comes to IT investments. In this session we’ll discuss how these organizations have elevated technology from the back office to the board room, by communicating the business value of investments and associated tradeoffs in a language that the CFO, COO and CEO unders...
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We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system. Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away. But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect? From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.
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