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HIT Leaders Want Flexibility, Transparency from Next HHS Chief
Health Leaders Media

Burdened by requirements to implement initiatives such as ICD-10 and meaningful use while hospitals face declining revenues, the healthcare CIO community holds hope that the next HHS secretary will have more sympathetic ears.

“I think this entire implementation of all these major initiatives has been on such an aggressive and tight timeline and maybe an inappropriate timeline, that the possibility of more collaboration from the field might have made things a little bit more successful,” says Russ Branzell, CHIME president and CEO.

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