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.
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.
Because the industry lacks a standardized UEL message wrapper, there’s little chance CMS/ONC can inject significant PCAST-report principles into Stage 2 of its Meaningful Use incentive program, according to Stan Huff and Dixie Baker, both members of the PCAST Workgroup, a subgroup of ONC’s HIT Policy Committee. Workgroup Chair Paul Egerman, a retired software entrepreneur, […]