The 2nd-Generation CMIO/CHIO Is Evolving into a Strategic Role and Team Leader

In healthcare leadership, the second-generation chief medical informatics officer (CMIO) is distinguished from the first generation in that the position is no longer charged with primarily implementing electronic health record systems but has expanded to include more emphasis on transformation and innovation. As such, the CMIO (or sometimes CHIO, or chief health informatics officer) has become much more of a strategic leader in the healthcare C-suite.

In this article, WittKieffer’s Hillary Ross and Zachary Durst explore the nuances of the “CMIO 2.0” role, and even look ahead to the evolution of the CMIO 3.0.

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