CIOs at the Breaking Point

At a roundtable discussion held at HIMSS12 in Las Vegas, the moderator, Anthony Guerra, editor-in –chief of Healthsystemcio.com, enumerated a few of the issues spiking health CIO workloads: computerized physician order entry, electronic health records, electronic medication administration and the now-delayed implementation of ICD-10. Taken individually, each of the issues is a challenge in its own right--taken collectively and combined with staffing issues common throughout the industry, they may be too much, too fast for CIOs to handle.

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The CEO can alleviate their burden by seeking out the help of the alternative medicine experts. These experts can save you billions by educating you and your staff which treatments, drugs and screenings are causing the most disease. The insurance company has been demonized enough, it's time to step up to the plate so that you can help your customers/premium payers to stay healthy. I truly believe if you don't do this you are doomed. Most alternative healthcare professionals can back up their claims with peer reviewed, published studies. Won't you please give it a try?
Posted by Sharon H | Monday, February 27 2012 at 1:59PM ET
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