It’s easy to fixate on what hasn’t been accomplished, especially in an area as complex as interoperability. But it’s important to focus on how far the industry has come, says Mariann Yeager.
As organizations focus more resources on optimization, having leaders who can act as “bridges” between is becoming increasingly important, says Hillary Ross, who discusses trends in health IT leadership.
As its core, the problem with interoperability seems simple: providers want a standard way to connect with a broader community. So what’s the solution? That, says Chuck Christian, is the question.
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.
It’s not just the CIO role that’s evolving, says Hillary Ross of Witt/Kieffer, who discusses key trends in health IT leadership positions, from the emergence of the chief digital officer to the growing prominence of the CISO.