What lessons can the health IT industry take from the Meaningful Use measures when developing an interoperability framework? Focus on the complete care picture and not just technical aspects, says Tim Zoph.
If you don’t have the clinical background that helps with understanding the complexity of healthcare, you need to bring in “trusted leaders that will give you truth and honesty,” says CIO Kathryn Crous.
A year after KLAS held its initial Cornerstone Summit, what has been accomplished? Quite a bit, says Tim Zoph, who shares learnings from the initial interoperability survey and discusses what needs to happen next.
The biggest advantage in entering an organization as a consultant? It’s a chance to “test-drive the job,” says Kathryn Crous, who talks about how she was able to build trust with her team.
Michael Elley weighs the pros and cons of being at both large and small organizations, how the CIO role has evolved in the past decade, and why it’s not realistic to create 5-year plans in today’s world.