Having been a victim of identity theft, CISO Kathy Hughes is probably more sensitive than most to the possible effects of data breaches. As such, she and her team work extremely hard to make sure they don’t happen; but to be in a position to respond quickly and efficiently if they do.
The role that healthcare leaders were trained for is not the role that has emerged, says CMIO Albert Villarin, who believes a workforce restructuring is direly needed and must be continuously maintained.
Personalized care must move to a collaborative model where patients receive concierge services anywhere they may be along the clinical continuum of care, says CMIO Albert Villarin. The question is how to make that happen.
From the data’s changing nature to the challenges in integrating new apps and devices, there are countless roadblocks to achieving interoperability. But it doesn’t have to be this way, says CMIO Albert Villarin.
With the industry coming off its second worst year in terms of data breaches, health IT leaders need to step up their security game, says Albert Villarin, MD, who offers six helpful tips.