The technologist who helped bring the world Microsoft Word, Excel and other software that's now a part of modern personal and corporate life is taking on the vast challenge of managing the federal insurance marketplace.
Rather than giving patients details of who accessed their PHI in an EHR, the Health IT Policy Committee wants entities giving patients disclosures based on the quality of information. But it remains to be seen whether HHS agrees that "less is more" with PHI.
It's a hard knock life being a CIO in the healthcare sector, especially with federal regulations like meaningful use and the ICD-10 switchover taking time away from other everyday tasks. Even still, CIOs have a few things they appreciate.
The back and forth political rhetoric that President Obama and Mitt Romney conducted via distinct and separately released video shorts does very little to promote understanding of either the ACA or how Romney, if elected and actually able to appeal, would replace it.