The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finally issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015, as the new compliance date for healthcare providers, health plans and healthcare clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10. This marks the second one-year delay for the ICD-10 transition.
Michael Shrift, MD, MBA, was recently named CMIO for Community Health Network, a non-profit health system with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates in Indiana and Michigan. He will also be a practicing physician for Community Health Network in the area of consultation liaison psychiatry.
The ability of CMIOs to initiate innovation is certainly limited by the amount of time spent dealing with issues related to Meaningful Use, ICD-10, or the Physician Quality Reporting System, but according to Michael Oppenheim, MD, CMIO at North Shore-LIJ Health System based in Great Neck, N.Y., “I don’t think it just impacts our ability to innovate.”
OJAI, CALIF.--CMIOs are making more money than a year ago, and though satisfied with their roles, are slightly less satisfied than in the past, according to the results of the 10th Annual AMDIS-Gartner survey examining the evolving role of the CMIO.