With attacks becoming more widespread and damaging, it no longer falls on a single department – or health system – to manage it alone, according to our cybersecurity experts. “You need a lot of friends to get this done.”
The impending data blocking requirements mark a key milestone in the journey toward interoperability, but there are still significant hurdles that need to be dealt with, said our panelists during a recent webinar.
As IT organizations take on a more strategic role, forming mutually beneficial partnerships with vendors will become increasingly critical, says Ryan Smith, CIO at Intermountain Healthcare.
Sometimes the best way to prepare for the CIO role is to step outside of it, says Ryan Smith. In this interview, he talks about his first days at Intermountain, and the “huge opportunity we have to leverage data, business intelligence tools, analytics to make transformative changes.”
The one area that can’t be overlooked when decommissioning applications and migrating data? User experience, according to Marc Probst, Cara Babachicos and Kamal Patel, who shared their thoughts during a recent panel discussion.