Whether it’s creating a national patient identifier, or developing a global language around innovation, the key to driving change in healthcare is in standardization, says CIO Marc Probst.
CHIME has named three influential leaders and health IT “champions” to its Board of Trustees, while also announcing the officers who will serve in 2020, including John Kravitz of Geisinger.
There’s a lot of debate as to what it will take to achieve interoperability. One thing we know isn’t the answer? Trying to solve every use case at once, says former CIO Bill Spooner.
If there is a better way to diagnose breast cancer, don’t patients have a right to know about it? Yes, says Monique Rasband, who discusses the tireless work of advocates to keep people informed, and the work that still needs to be done.
The most valuable lessons Bill Spooner learned during his CIO tenure still hold true today: make smart investments, do the research, and don’t buy anything you don’t really need.