Healthcare is provided locally and should be governed locally – but is there a way to enable that while protecting patient data? That’s the big question, says Chuck Christian, who believes IHIE might have a solution.
Let’s face it – small organizations can’t invest as much in cybersecurity as large IDNs. But there are steps they can take, says Erik Decker, who leads the workgroup that’s tasked with getting them on the right path.
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.