The HIT Standards Committee — a federal advisory body created to guide the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology in its implementation of the HITECH Act — spent the initial part of its monthly meeting this week struggling with issues of communication, structure and capacity. One reason for that struggle with […]
Which EHR Mistake Would You Rather Make?
“My work here is done.”If something is worth doing, it is worth doing badly. Mistakes are inevitable—don’t be afraid to make them. However, pick your mistakes—let them be mistakes of your choosing, not mistakes born out of the hubristic approach of others. Permit me to explain. Hospital CIOs have a goal or set of goals they must meet to help drive the mission, vision, or strategy of their organization.