The only way to truly assess how far the industry has come in its quest for interoperability is to start from the beginning, says Chuck Christian, who provides a history lesson on federal policy and programs.
The moment everything changed? When the industry started to reap the benefits of years of hard work and shift its strategic thinking to optimization, says Carla Smith.
One of the best pieces of advice Dana Sellers can offer to CIOs? Focus less on producing reports, and more on how to deliver “true value and insights” that will change the organization.
The most valuable lessons Bill Spooner learned during his CIO tenure still hold true today: make smart investments, do the research, and don’t buy anything you don’t really need.
As regulatory requirements mount and the “unblinking eye of the monitor” demands more attention from physicians, the eye contact that was once a key part of patient care is being broken, says Dr. David Bensema. So how can it be fixed?