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Healthcare Provider CIOs Must Hone These Arts to Become Extraordinary

Published: 21 March 2018

ID: G00351129

Analyst(s): Tina Nunno , Vi Shaffer


CIOs must drive digital health advancement strategies that have paradigm-busting potential. Achieving high performance in healthcare's politically charged and resource-constrained environment requires a heavier dose of "art." We present four specific arts along with self-development recommendations.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is the Difference Between Art and Science?
  • How Do CIOs Measure Artistic Maturity?
  • Recommendations for Sharpening the Arts of the CIO
    • The Art of Politics
    • The Art of Building Cohesion
    • The Art of Upward Mentoring
    • The Art of Visual Storytelling
  • Bottom Line

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