This essay focuses on The role of a chief information officer.Before beginning work on this discussion forum, please review the link “Doing Discussion Questions Right” and any specific instructions for this topic.
Before beginning work on this discussion forum, please review the link “Doing Discussion Questions Right” and any specific instructions for this topic.
Before the end of the week, begin commenting on at least two of your classmates’ responses. You can ask technical questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise. Always use constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. Submit your responses in the Discussion Area.
The role of a chief information officer (CIO) is critical in the acquisition, implementation, maintenance, and improvement in HIT. Healthcare administrators work collaboratively with a CIO with the goal of achieving organizational improvements in both clinical and business processes and while ensuring quality safe care, access, and cost containment.
Secondly, What are the duties and responsibilities of a CIO?
Thirdly, What are the required skills and competencies of a CIO?
Further, Who does the CIO report to, and how are decisions made in HIT/health information systems implementation? Prepare and present an organizational chart for each organization.
What future challenges does the CIO anticipate in the next five years?
· Compare and contrast each of the CIO’s duties and responsibilities, required skills and competencies, and reporting mechanisms.
· Evaluate both CIOs’ perceptions of challenges in the next five years and make recommendations in addressing each challenges.
To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Your initial posting should be addressed at 500–1000 words as noted in the attached PDF. Submit your document to this Discussion Area by the due date assigned. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format.
Respond to your classmates throughout the week.
Follow-up posts need to be submitted by the end of the week.
The following resources are provided for this discussion:
From your course textbook, Information Systems for Healthcare Management, review the following chapter:
· Leadership: The Case of the Healthcare CIO
From the Internet, review the following:
· Maripuri, S. (2017, October 26). The changing role of CIOs in healthcare. Retrieved from https://whatsnext.nuance.com/healthcare/the-changing-role-of-cios-in-healthcare/