The healthcare industry spends a stunning amount of money on technology. That spend has always been heavily weighted toward patient treatment technologies, putting information technology last in line when it comes to budget funding. Today, that’s changing and so are the associated healthcare industry cost containment needs.
A number of market forces are converging and forcing the healthcare industry to fund new IT and telecom investments:
Many healthcare organizations are finding that these initiatives are just the tip of the iceberg because they can’t be implemented without upgrades to the surrounding hardware, network and software ecosystem.
This is driving a long-overdue overhaul of healthcare IT, which presents a transformational opportunity for IT to directly impact business operations and patient care. The next five years will be an exciting time for healthcare IT leaders to set a new bar for excellence and business value.
NPI knows these challenges firsthand. Healthcare is one of our largest client segments, and our clients are leading the way in EMR/EHR implementation, big data, mobile and cloud computing. NPI’s research data and advisory services help healthcare clients:
Healthcare IT is changing at a rapid pace. NPI clients have a smart spending advantage that allows them to extend their budgets further, prevent overspending and prepare for future demands.
Government mandates, cloud and mobility have driven healthcare IT spending through the roof. Benchmarking can eliminate overspending.
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