More than ever, CIOs must not only collaborate with the health technology management staff, but to meet them halfway, says Sue Schade, who recognizes the work of these “unsung heroes.”
The roadblocks that are hindering the adoption of remote patient monitoring can be overcome, if organizations are willing to rethink their processes and take on the role of “enabler,” says Dr. Joe Kvedar.
As medical devices become more connected, cybersecurity is becoming a bigger priority for CIOs, says David Chou, who discusses the role the FDA should play in keeping data safe.
The key to building a strong security program? Communication, whether that means going on the road to build support, training and re-training the staff, or engaging in dialogues with device manufacturers, say Mary Alice Annecharico and Meredith Harper.
With the industry coming off its second worst year in terms of data breaches, health IT leaders need to step up their security game, says Albert Villarin, MD, who offers six helpful tips.