“The role of the CIO has changed totally,” John Halmka declared boldly in his first appearance on This Week In Health IT in 2018. And changed it has. With the onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic and the break-neck pace in which healthcare IT accelerated throughout 2020, the role of the Chief Information Officer has […]
While COVID-19 was tossing the healthcare world on its head—the democratization of medicine was rapidly evolving like never before. As a result, a clear truth has emerged from the rubble of the pandemic: patients have always been consumers, and now they understand it’s possible to receive care in a way that prioritizes their needs—instead of relying on those with legacy mindsets who think it’s perfectly acceptable to leave them sitting in waiting rooms.
Health IT Experts Break Down Information Blocking Rules In healthcare, transformation can be turbulent. Even changes that the industry has seen coming for years often creep up faster than many stakeholders find ideal. For some providers, the new requirements around information blocking might be a prime example. As of April 2021, federal policy mandates that […]
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