Between possible ACA repeals, storms, and the lack of an HHS Secretary, it’s been a difficult time to get the ear of politicians, but CHIIME’s team is forging ahead to advocate for cybersecurity, interoperability, and telehealth.
A number of health system leaders and vendor executives were recognized for their work in advancing the industry forward during the CHIME17 Fall Forum, including Chuck Christian, Gary Barnes, and Dana Sellers.
Sometimes the best way to help technology professionals grow is by connecting and sharing experiences in a way that involves no technology at all, says CIO Sarah Richardson.
Between having to support thousands of devices and being pressured to move the cloud, a whole lot is being asked of health IT leaders in an environment that’s anything but secure, says Cletis Earle.
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.