We recently interviewed Michael Dowling, President and Chief Executive Officer of North Shore-LIJ Health System.  Based in Great Neck, NY with facilities across the New York City region, North Shore-LIJ is the nation’s third largest non-profit secular healthcare system with 14 hospitals and 9,000 physicians. The health system is a winner of the National Quality Forum’s National Quality Healthcare Award. Dowling, a long-time advocate of healthcare information technology, was the 2011 HIMSS/Modern Healthcare CEO IT Leader of the Year.  Here are a few quick highlights from the interview.  To hear the entire podcast, please click on the link at the bottom of this post. What is the biggest challenge facing healthcare leaders today? “I think it’s the necessity to completely transform how we do business. The future is going to require a lot more accountability, both to the public and to the actual […]