Thursday, February 1, 2018, 8:35 AM - 9:25 AM
Mark Hagland , Editor-in-Chief, Healthcare Informatics
Clark Kegley CHCIO, MBA, Assistant Vice President, Information Services, Scripps Health
Chris Longhurst MD, CIO, UCSD Health
Audrius Polikaitis PhD, Assistant Vice President of Health Information Technology and CIO, University of Illinois Hospital Health Sciences System (Chicago)
Michael Restuccia MBA, VP & CIO, University of Pennsylvania Health System
The evolution of the role of Chief Information Officer and senior IT executive has been undeniable, transitioning from the guiding the IT HelpDesk, to becoming an integral strategic business partner across silos and lines of care. Health IT Executives continue to be engaged in these conversations, and now are thinking more and more like a venture capitalist.
According to a Harvard Business Review report, 57 percent of respondents (Business and Technology Executives) see IT as an investment for future innovation and growth. However, a Gartner report based on a survey of CIOs indicates that the overwhelming disruption of technology advances and digital opportunities threatens business success and their organization's credibility. So how do senior IT executives integrate these moving parts and pieces?
In this engaging panel, hear from senior health IT executives as they delve into the evolution of senior IT roles, where their long-term roadmap is heading, and which technology approaches will assist them in delivering value as an integrator.