There are a lot of question marks about what it will take to transition to the world of value-based care. One thing we know for sure? Optimizing the use of health IT tools will be essential, say Russell Branzell and Bob Cash.
It’s easy to get caught in a reporting matrix, but what really matters is that CMIOs are able to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders, says former CIO/CMIO George Reynolds.
In keeping with its focus on continued professional development, CHIME has named Adrienne Edens, former CIO at Sutter Health Valley Area, as vice president of education services.
With content geared toward the special needs of CMIOs, CHIME offers those in the role an opportunity to strengthen their skillset, says George Reynolds, MD, who calls the course “a mini-MBA designed for the physician leader.”
HHS made a big move this week to beef up security efforts, naming two major health IT leaders to its Cybersecurity Task Force to help facilitate data sharing among healthcare organizations.