Although standardization often has a negative connotation, it can actually help drive optimization and foster innovation across an organization – if done right, says CIO Jim Noga.
CHIME has elected three members to its Board of Trustees that “share a passion for thinking broadly about how health IT can improve care,” the organization said.
The reality of being in a best-of-breed environment is that “there’s a lot of spaghetti connecting systems together,” says CIO Eric Raffin, who talks about how his team is working toward a solution.
Although the keynotes and educational sessions offered valuable information about topics like population health and cybersecurity, the biggest benefit of events like NJ HIMSS comes in networking and “catch up with old friends.”
After spending the past five years putting in a “platform for clinical transformation and innovation” through the eCare initiative, Partners is shifting its focus to digital health, says CIO Jim Noga.