Darrell Bodnar, Chief Information Officer at North Country Healthcare

This episode features Darrell Bodnar, Chief Information Officer at North Country Healthcare. Here, he discusses challenges surrounding labor shortages & supply chain, leveraging technology to relieve existing pressures on the workforce, working with compliance & risk management as new technologies are introduced, and more.


North Country Healthcare CIO Discusses Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Technology


In this episode, Darrell Bodnar, the Chief Information Officer at North Country Healthcare, discusses various challenges that healthcare organizations face, including labor shortages and supply chain issues. He also highlights the importance of leveraging technology to ease the existing pressures on the workforce and working with compliance and risk management as new technologies are introduced.

Challenges in Healthcare Technology

Daryl Bonner, CIO of North Country Healthcare, notes the excitement surrounding the proliferation of products and services in the healthcare market. However, he also highlights the challenges healthcare organizations face, including labor shortages, supply chain issues, and regulatory compliance. To overcome these challenges, leaders must focus on staffing, recruitment, retention, and outsourcing.

Agility and Diversification

In order to be successful, healthcare organizations must become more agile. Daryl discusses how his organization has been diversifying revenue sources through new service lines. To stay competitive and meet financial obligations, they look for gaps and pain points to determine what investments to make.

The Role of Technology in Healthcare

Darrell emphasizes the importance of utilizing technology to ease workforce pressures and improve patient outcomes. He notes that technology can help with everything from remote consultations to supply chain management. However, with new technology comes new compliance and risk management challenges that must be addressed.

In conclusion, technology has the potential to transform healthcare organizations, but it also brings new challenges. By staying agile and leveraging technology strategically, organizations can navigate these challenges and emerge stronger than before.


Note: This is an AI generated transcript, not edited by a staff writer and is solely intended for educational purposes. If you have any questions/concerns, reach out to podcasts@beckershealthcare.com


This episode aired on 01/13/2023 and can be listened here.


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