When selecting an EHR, user experience is one of the most critical factors, but what’s just as important is finding a vendor partner that can help mitigate both current and future challenges, says CIO Patrick Yount.
CIOs and other health IT leaders shouldn’t just be thinking about how to bring systems back online after a disaster, but also how to help the business recover and get back in operation, says John Mason.
Going from a data center to a single rack of equipment can result in a safer, more stable environment, and create cost savings that can be applied in other, much-needed areas, says Bill Russell.
For CIOs, the horrific events in Texas should serve as a call to action to revisit your HIE and make sure your organization is prepared to access and share data in an emergency, says Sue Schade.
The impact of a natural disaster can by felt by many – not just those who are directly affected – and can last for years, says Kate Huvane Gamble, recalling her experience with a hurricane five years ago.