The most effective way to realize value from an enterprise-wide initiative isn’t to focus on the entire ‘enterprise,’ but on a specific area that needs improvement, said two HIMSS Davies Award recipients.
Embracing disruption in healthcare means abandoning the old models, processes, and technologies, says Bill Russell who believes “this is where the CIO will earn their stripes.”
If we want to improve care and lessen the burden on physicians, we need to stop thinking about buying new technologies and focus on leveraging digital tools to reimagine the way things are done, says Bob Wachter, MD.
As always, there were a lot of buzzwords thrown around at HIMSS, and a lot of predictions about where the industry is headed. But what does this all mean for CIOs today? David Chou offers his take.
Although the industry still faces significant challenges in key areas like interoperability and usability – and relief often feels light years away – it’s important to remember that “monumental changes don’t happen overnight,” says Jared Jeffrey.