Now more than ever, the CIO needs to be someone who can “help the rest of the organization understand the limits and the reality of technology,” says Gary Light, and bridge the gap between what we want and what we need.
It isn’t a single “silver bullet” that’s going to help reduce the number of opioid-related deaths, but rather, a combination of IT tools that can identify prescribing patterns and education on alternative therapies, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz.
How exactly is ONC looking to address interoperability – while keeping data secure? By creating a framework based on input from stakeholders across the industry, says Kathryn Marchesini of ONC.
Whether it’s building the infrastructure or creating a cybersecurity strategy, so much of what IT does isn’t about driving value, but rather, supporting the business and keeping it safe, says CIO Gary Light.
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.