MD to CIO - Making the Transition with Joel Klein, Lee Milligan & Stephanie Lahr
This Week in Health IT
February 24, 2021: Doctors don’t normally start out trying to become CIO’s. Technology can be intimidating, even to those who’ve trained in it. Join Lee Milligan, Asante Health, Stephanie Lahr, Monument Health and Joel Klein of University of Maryland Medical System have all made the leap from practicing physician to CIO. What was the transition like? How did their medical training help them prepare for this role? What are the benefits of being a doctor on the administrative side? What are the challenges? Are there any preconceived ideas about IT that proved to be wrong? And knowing what they know now, what suggestions would they make for future generation medical curriculums?Key Points:It’s all about trying to understand the intersection of healthcare and technology and creating ways to make it better [00:02:55] As a hospitalist I never really got to understand the inner workings of the financial aspects of the health system. It's just not something physicians typically get a lot of exposure to. [00:03:59] You have to hire great people and that doesn’t necessarily mean people that you inherit [00:16:00] CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp [00:21:00] How does your medical background help you as a CIO? How has it potentially hindered you as a CIO? [00:24:55] Asante Health SystemMonument HealthUniversity of Maryland Medical System
Lee Milligan, Senior VP & Chief Information Officer at Asante
Becker’s Healthcare Podcast
This episode features Lee Milligan, Senior VP & Chief Information Officer at Asante. Here, he discusses the utilization of telehealth, his top priorities in the coming months, and more. Thank you to our sponsor, Coverys. Copyrighted. Insurance products issued by Medical Professional Mutual Insurance Company and its subsidiaries. Boston, MA. In CA, transacting business as Coverys Insurance Company (CA# 6122-6).
Paving a Path to Success as a Healthcare CIO with Lee Milligan, MD
This Week in Health IT
September 11, 2020: What does it take to pave a path to success as a healthcare CIO? Lee Milligan, CIO for Asante Health shows us the lay of the land. It’s critically important to understand the clinical space, understand the workflows and really view the technology, from the inside out. What does your team need from you as their leader? What kind of operational challenges will you face? How can you get honest feedback? What should you focus on in order to build a strong framework?Key Points:Create a plan with the right people involved [00:06:15]Hire a coach. Get feedback from your team and your peers. [00:10:25] It's critical to develop relationships and part of that is understanding that you're open to feedback [00:12:10] Reviewing contracts. Do we even need it? Are we calculating it correctly? Does the software overlap with anything else moving forward? [00:17:20] Doing an IT budget for the first time [00:19:10] How does the CIO actually take a two week vacation? [00:24:50] How do you manage people working from home? [00:34:00] Recognize your limitations [00:38:15]
Russ Branzell connects with Lee Milligan, MD, SVP & CIO at Asante Health System
Digital Health Leaders Podcast
In this episode, Russ has the opportunity to connect with Lee Milligan, a clinician and health IT leader with a unique professional background that got him where he is today. Lee shares his innovative insight around COVID, the evolution of telehealth, and new industry tools. This conversation provides great insight from a physician perspective.
Q&A with CIO Lee Milligan, Part 3: “Clarity Can Make a Big Difference.”
If you rely solely on anecdotal evidence to measure user satisfaction, you’re missing out, says Lee Milligan, who talks about how his team is leveraging data to improve workflow and deliver a better customer experience. Source: Q&A with CIO Lee Milligan, Part 3: “Clarity Can Make a Big Difference.” on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and comprehensively serving the information needs of healthcare CIOs.
Q&A with CIO Lee Milligan, Part 2: “We Have a Chance to Do Some Really Cool Things.”
The best way to craft an effective strategy going forward? By assessing the current state and identifying key areas for improvement, says Asante CIO Lee Milligan, whose team is focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring reliability. Source: Q&A with CIO Lee Milligan, Part 2: “We Have a Chance to Do Some Really Cool Things.” on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and comprehensively serving the information needs of healthcare CIOs.
Q&A with CIO Lee Milligan, Part 1: “You Can’t Just Accept Statements at Face Value.”
Perhaps the biggest priority for a new CIO - particularly one with limited financial experience - is to "understand your numbers well, and understand how things are calculated," says Lee Milligan, MD, who recently took on the role at Asante. Source: Q&A with CIO Lee Milligan, Part 1: “You Can’t Just Accept Statements at Face Value.” on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and comprehensively serving the information needs of healthcare CIOs.
An emergency medicine physician, a CMIO, and now a CIO at Asante. Hear the journey Lee took to get there and how different his role has become as he moves through his career. For providers looking to advance in Health IT, Lee's advice is invaluable.