Between possible ACA repeals, storms, and the lack of an HHS Secretary, it’s been a difficult time to get the ear of politicians, but CHIIME’s team is forging ahead to advocate for cybersecurity, interoperability, and telehealth.
As organizations start to pivot toward value-based care, the CMIO must act as a change agent who can understand the needs of different groups and help create alignment.
An organization can create the most advanced system in the world to gather and prioritize IT requests, but it really comes down to two simple questions, says CIO Eric Raffin.
Technology may provide the backbone for care coordination, but the lifeblood is communication, says CHIO Cynthia Davis, whose team was able to improve patient satisfaction and reduce costs by asking the right questions.
Digital health isn’t just another initiative to tackle; it’s a strategy that can help organizations “reimagine” the patient experience, while adding another dimension to the CIO role, say Jamie Nelson and Tim Zoph.