Although understanding analytics and fostering innovation have become part of the CMIO’s role, the most important component is still being able to communicate with physicians, say our panelists.
As organizations start to pivot toward value-based care, the CMIO must act as a change agent who can understand the needs of different groups and help create alignment.
As organizations shift from implementation to optimization mode, the focus becomes how to make systems as effective as possible without stretching physicians too far. And right in the middle of that conversation is the CMIO.
This Veteran’s Day, Jaime Parent urges everyone to go beyond simply thanking those who have served, and learn about the debilitating conditions that plague so many military members.
The premise behind Rush University’s EN-Abled Vet initiative is to transform the skills earned during military services into successful IT careers, and now with Epic’s involvement, the program is taking a major step.
“What is steering the national push to hire Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans isn’t just statistics. It’s also an emotional need on the part of many Americans to connect with the 1 percent of the population that volunteered to serve during the longest stretch of war in American history. This impulse has led corporate America […]
Back in October, I had the opportunity to write about the Rush EN-Abled Veteran Program, a 6-month internship that prepares veterans and their families with the necessary tools to gain employment in the Chicagoland area. Since that time, some exciting things have happened. On February 21, The Center will open and introduce the “Road Home” […]
The statistics are mind-numbing and horrific. The unemployment rate for Gulf War veterans increased from 7.7 percent in July 2013 to 10 percent in August 2013 (Department of Labor). At least 20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or depression; 50 percent of those with PTSD do not seek treatment […]
One thing I have learned in this business over the last 30 years is that opportunities present themselves at a moment’s notice, and that the reactions to certain circumstances can have lasting effects, often times with little notice or fanfare. During my rookie CIO days with Air Force Medical Service, I was presented with an […]