While it would be great to avoid career landmines, the experience can strengthen a CIO’s leadership skills and help better position the organization for future challenges, says Chris Wierz of Witt/Kieffer.
The average hospital has more than 100,000 unsecured data points, and for large systems, the number is exponential higher, says Paul Roemer, which means it’s naïve to believe enterprise data is safe.
When it comes to cybersecurity, there’s no such thing as being over-prepared, says CIO Jamie Nelson, who also discusses how she works to foster a culture of innovation at Hospital for Special Surgery.
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.
The group that launched a cyber attack on his organization may have been Anonymous, but CIO Daniel Nigrin has gone public to tell his team’s story in the hopes that others take the steps needed to protect patient data.