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Healthcare Provider CMIOs Can Take Six Actions to Build Effective Relationships With Medical Staff

Published: 18 October 2016

ID: G00314994

Analyst(s): Richard Gibson, M.D.


The CMIO's relationship with medical staff is crucial to success in the CMIO position and to the healthcare delivery organization's success with the electronic health record and other IT initiatives. To build effective relationships, CMIOs should incorporate these six actions into their game plan.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Attend Physician Meetings
  • Welcome Physician Complaints
  • Encourage Physician Requests
  • Communicate With Physicians
  • Develop CMIO Emissaries
  • Engage in Physician Outreach

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