The keys to maintaining a secure environment? Having a strong risk assessment team and ensuring security has a seat at the table, says CISO Anahi Santiago. And it all starts with having the right culture.
As mergers become increasingly common, “the CIO is being thrust into a coordinating role,” says HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, which makes it all the more critical to formulate strong partnerships.
There’s a lack of understanding when it comes to the unique challenges faced by rural hospitals, and CHIME-HIMSS CIO of the Year Randy McCleese has made it his mission to change that.
Whether the focus is on cybersecurity, the opioid epidemic, or easing the burden on clinicians, CHIME’s policy team always has one goal in mind: how to push forward policies that leverage technology to improve care, says Mari Savickis.
Are vendors and providers on the same page when it comes to their top priorities? In some areas, yes, but in others, the gulf is widening, says Lorren Pettit, who breaks down the results of the HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey.