When you’re a planning a complex implementation – such as going big bang with Epic’s Beaker across three hospitals – you better make sure you have “boots on the ground” support, says CIO Lisa Stump.
What lessons can the health IT industry take from the Meaningful Use measures when developing an interoperability framework? Focus on the complete care picture and not just technical aspects, says Tim Zoph.
If you don’t have the clinical background that helps with understanding the complexity of healthcare, you need to bring in “trusted leaders that will give you truth and honesty,” says CIO Kathryn Crous.
In recognition of his work in shaping health IT legislation, CIO Randy McCleese of St. Claire Regional Medical Center will be the recipient of CHIME’s Federal Public Policy Award.