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Healthcare Delivery Organization CIOs Must Develop Strong Influencing Skills to Drive Results

Published: 23 May 2013

ID: G00252660

Analyst(s): Zafar Chaudry, M.D.


Healthcare is undergoing a financial crisis and fundamental transformation. Healthcare delivery organization CIOs must develop exceptionally strong influencing skills to ensure the success of the IT organization and the enterprise as a whole.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build Close Relationships With HDO Executives and Clinical Leaders, and Clearly Communicate IT Organization Successes
  • Help Create a Task Force to Align IT Organization Goals With All HDO Stakeholders, at Every Level
  • Communicate With the HDO's Stakeholders in Meaningful, Nontechnical Ways, to Influence Them in Making the Right Choices

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