Karen DeSalvo’s time as Commissioner of Health for the City of New Orleans enabled her to see firsthand the enormous impact that actionable data can have on improving public health – a crusade she continues to this day.
With the new administration in place, HIMSS’ key priority is to leverage the ‘boots on the ground’ perspective of its members, says Tom Leary, VP of Government Relations.
There’s a whole lot that goes into crafting the right response to regulatory requirements, and for HIMSS’ Tom Leary, it’s one of the most enjoyable parts of the job.
The change in administration has left CIOs with more questions than answers, but CHIME’s Public Policy team feels “optimistic” about the future of health IT, according to Leslie Krigstein and Mari Savickis.
From lessening the regulatory burden to taking a more collaborative approach to patient safety, CIO John Halamka offers 10 guiding principles that can ensure health IT keeps moving in the right direction.