Five Rights of Effective
Clinical Informatics Leadership
Clinical Informatics Leadership recognizes the different operating
paradigms of the complex organizations in which we work and incorporates
that understanding into all communications.
are motivated by different issues and whatever information presented
will be incorporated into the context of the listener. One message does
not fit all listeners. The same ideas can be expressed using different
words and metaphors. Information can be presented at different levels of
granularity --some want to know how you derived a conclusion, some want
only the next steps! It's still an elephant even if appears very
different depending on how and where you perceive it. Recognizing and
responding to different needs and preferences is responsive and
effective, not duplicitous.
Right Message, combined with the Right
Engagement can ensure that effective communication occurs.
these differences is a key element of success. Having reported to and
collaborated with each of the key groups in clinical informatics
projects, Dr. Kremsdorf can coach leaders on the framing of issues and
meeting agendas as well as critiquing and sharpening how issues are
discussed and explained.