Linda Hodges, a former executive search consultant who placed numerous CIOs, and Randy McCleese, who has been a leader in advocacy efforts, were among those recognized at the CHIME16 Fall Forum for their efforts in advancing the industry.
It may not always have been the hot topic on Capitol Hill, but these days, policymakers are very interested in health IT, says Leslie Krigstein, who talks about the key issues on CIOs’ minds, and how CHIME’s Public Policy team is looking to play more offense and less defense.
Small and rural organizations need to start collaborating if they’re going to survive, says Randy McCleese, who talks about how CIOs must evolve to meet the changing needs of today’s health IT landscape.
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.
Chuck Christian speaks candidly about why “the jury is still out” on FHIR, the toughest component of interoperability, and why he decided to leave the CIO role.