“There’s security and safety in doing things that are known,” says CIO Aaron Miri, who believes the hallmark of a great leader is being willing to step out of the comfort zone and take risks.
With HHS releasing the long-awaited proposed rule on data blocking and HIPAA being reopened, healthcare IT’s future looks bright – as long as some key concerns don’t let lost in the shuffle, says CHIME’s Mari Savickis.
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.