HIMSS19 was about a lot of things – building relationships, focusing on the human side of technology, and empowering patients. What it wasn’t about? “New and shiny objects,” according to a handful of influential leaders.
While there were several topics that resonated with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders in the past year, there was one that clearly dominated the field, says Kate Gamble.
With the major pieces — legislation, technology, and consumer expectations — all starting to fall into place, the time to start thinking about telehealth is now, says Bill Russell.
By digitizing healthcare, the industry unwittingly created data gatekeepers, says Bill Russell. But in light of CMS’ proposed changes to Meaningful Use, they could finally be relieved of their duties.
If your organization is looking to identify a great CTO candidate – and you should, if you hope to succeed – start by asking one question and making some key observations, says Bill Russell.