No one is better suited than those who are in the trenches to push for better healthcare IT policies, according to Randy McCleese, one of several leaders who talks about why advocacy is so critical, especially in today’s landscape.
Among the individuals (and organizations) recognized by CHIME for outstanding work in advancing the health IT industry is Bill Spooner, who earned the Legacy Award for his ongoing achievements.
There’s a lot of debate as to what it will take to achieve interoperability. One thing we know isn’t the answer? Trying to solve every use case at once, says former CIO Bill Spooner.
Improving the experience of both patients and employees doesn’t necessarily require a seismic shift, says Bill Spooner. Sometimes, in fact, it’s the “simple things that can make a world of difference.”
The most valuable lessons Bill Spooner learned during his CIO tenure still hold true today: make smart investments, do the research, and don’t buy anything you don’t really need.