Health care chief information officers likely won't be the most popular C-suite executives next year as they prioritize efforts to comply with stage 2 meaningful use, ICD-10, HIPAA audits and other federal mandates, writes Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO Dr. John Halamka. With next year's health IT agenda already set by the government, CIOs have little or no flexibility to focus on the discretionary IT needs of departments within their organizations, he writes.

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