There’s perhaps no better – or worse – example of unintended consequences than CIOs having to cancel a telemedicine program to devote resources to MU. But thanks to recent legislation, the days of making such difficult decisions may be numbered, says CHIME.
Make no mistake – providers are moving the needle when it comes to interoperability, but it’s a change that’s coming slowly and with its share of challenges, says Jared Jeffery, reflecting on what KLAS has learned.
One of the most complex issues CIOs face? Trying to meet the organization’s goals without placing too much burden on the staff, says Adam Buckley, who talks about being “the bearer of bad news.”
When it comes to innovation, technology is merely a small piece of the puzzle, says Carla Smith of HIMSS. The bigger piece? “The human dynamics and human interactions.”
When it comes to cybersecurity threats, no organization stands alone, says CIO Cletis Earle, who believes that the growing number of affiliations makes it critical to share strategies.