With HHS releasing the long-awaited proposed rule on data blocking and HIPAA being reopened, healthcare IT’s future looks bright – as long as some key concerns don’t let lost in the shuffle, says CHIME’s Mari Savickis.
When it comes to improving medical device security – which entails facilitating collaboration between providers and device manufacturers – there are no small victories, according to CHIME’s policy leaders.
An organization can spend all the money on all the right tools, and it still might not be recognized as Most Wired, says Drex DeFord, who talks about the revamped process. “It’s not about buying things; it’s about doing things well.”
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.
Building knowledge is a good reason to participate in Boot Camp – but it’s not the only one, says Sarah Richardson, who says “it may also become a springboard for opportunities you had never previously considered.”