Forget customization. The more closely healthcare organizations align with the vendor’s suggested configuration for common workflows, the better off they’ll be for the future, says Craig Joseph, MD.
If attendees from the previous CMIO Leadership Academy expect the same content, you’re in for a big surprise, says George Reynolds, who talks about the “entirely new” program being offered in 2018.
The first step in fighting opioid abuse is simple – decrease the amount of prescriptions. But if providers can’t see the problem, how can they fix it? CIO Dave Lehr discusses his team’s efforts at AAMC.
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.
Given the dizzying pace of change in health IT, no one can predict exactly what’s coming down the pike. But by focusing on these five areas, CMIOs can be better prepared to respond, says David Bensema.