While just about every CIO in healthcare can be described as intelligent, only a handful deserve to be called wise. One of those is undoubtedly M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Lynn Vogel. And Vogel is not the kind of CIO to keep all that wisdom to himself. As such, he’s an active educator in both the university and industry spheres — the latter as an instructor in CHIME’s popular CIO Boot Camps. To learn more about Vogel’s take on the trends roiling healthcare — and his work at MD Anderson — healthsystemCIO.com editor Anthony Guerra recently caught up with the Texas-based CIO.
- Certifying ClinicStation
- Cancer centers not eligible for MU$, but MD still following criteria
- “The development of software is as much an art as a science”
- MD not on vendor track anytime soon — “When you offer a product that purports to work in a 100-bed hospital as well as a 600-bed hospital, that’s a huge challenge”
- The unique complexities of healthcare
- “It is just an extremely difficult business”
- Standardizing care (EBM) while preserving clinician autonomy