Hospitals & Health Networks—October 18, 2012
Generally, the CIOs and vendor reps I talked with are energized. At the same time, they are painfully aware that the demands on IT departments are growing at an unprecedented rate. It's not just meaningful use and ICD-10, but also the increased emphasis on population health and the shift to reimbursement model that is highly reliant on outcomes data.
Jamie Nelson, vice president and CIO at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, joined Gash. Nelson has only been on the job for six months and is at the front end of implementing a new governance process. After the presentation, she told me that governance is especially critical now as IT departments are asking for major capital outlays, all while CEOs and boards are trying to hold down costs.
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