As technology advances and EHR utilization continues to expand, the HIMSS Analytics model that was once a standard has evolved into a toolset that can guide strategic decision making, says Blain Newton.
Improving disaster response starts with a simple concept: the ability to provide relief workers with the information they need at the point of care, says Mariann Yeager, who talks about how the Sequoia Project is working to do that.
Instead of viewing audits as a way to play catch-up with IT security, CIOs need to start seeing them for what they are: investments in the organization’s future, says David Chou.
The CIO’s job isn’t to try to make every customer happy. It’s to make sure everyone’s voice is heard and their questions are answered, says Erik Pupo.
The opportunity show that an organization can flourish with the right technology, vision, and strategic plan, all while providing “essential services,” was too good for CIO Jennifer D’Angelo to pass up.