Perspective Newsletter

Perspective
Newsletter

If you would like to receive Perspective - our monthly newsletter – which brings you all of our latest news and views as well as interviews and opinion pieces then please follow the link below...

Read more

Change management 'vital in revamping clinical software'

19 June 2011

Life science and healthcare companies seeking to implement new clinical information systems have been reminded of the importance of change management policies.

CMIO magazine organised a recent summit of clinical IT leaders to discuss issues facing management staff of organisations when implementing technology such as computerised physician order entry systems.

It was noted by the experts present that corporate culture is naturally resistant to change, making it essential to plan for a change management process over several years.

This may involve developing a governance model for the new system over time, as well as ensuring that staff are briefed on the purpose of the upgrade and the scale of the change that will be involved.

Dr Justin Graham, chief medical informatics officer at NorthBay Health System in the US, said: "This is how human beings accept change. You may still have to fight these battles and lead the change management enterprise for many years to come."

According to a poll by global talent management consultancy DDI earlier this month, change management aptitude is considered by UK business leaders to be a quality that will be vital for corporate growth in the coming years.

Odgers Interim are UK leaders in Interim Management solutions for the Commercial Sector. We have offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Cardiff as well as over 50 offices globally. We are the only Interim Management providers who are part of a top tier international executive search firm. We work closely with our executive search colleagues to find candidates who can offer short term solutions with long term benefits. www.odgersinterim.com


Categories: IT Management Interim Management Recruitment

Comments

No comments have yet been posted, be the first to comment by using the form below:

*
* CAPTCHA
*