Gartner Information Technology Research

Healthcare Provider CIOs: Build Clinical Informatics Leadership to Succeed in Digital Clinical Transformation

Published: 30 March 2020

ID: G00464608

Analyst(s): Sharon Hakkennes


Chief nursing information officers and chief medical informatics officers drive clinical engagement and change management for scaling and sustaining digital clinical transformation. CIOs should leverage these best practices to support and advance their roles across health delivery organizations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Clinical Informatics Leadership Is the Key to EHR Benefit Realization


  • Align Clinical Informatics Leadership Accountability With Digital Clinical Transformation
    • CNIO and CMIO Skills and Competencies
    • Impact of Digital Transformation on the Clinical Workforce
  • Build an Effective Clinical Informatics Leadership Team
    • Clinical Informatics Leadership Roles
  • Review Your Operating Model to Support and Enable Clinical Informatics
    • Decision Rights
    • Organizational Structures
    • Ways of Working

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