Although understanding analytics and fostering innovation have become part of the CMIO’s role, the most important component is still being able to communicate with physicians, say our panelists.
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.
After spending the past five years putting in a “platform for clinical transformation and innovation” through the eCare initiative, Partners is shifting its focus to digital health, says CIO Jim Noga.
Innovative tools can be leveraged to transform care delivery and improve outcomes – if the right structure is put in place, says Cynthia Davis, who talks about the work being done at Methodist.
Sometimes innovation doesn’t have to involve machine learning, Hadoop, or any other buzzwords, says CIO Jake Dorst, who believes the focus should be on solving problems in a practical way.