Making Health IT Pay Off

Via Scoop.ithealthcare technology

How long does it take hospitals and other providers to truly gain financial rewards from health IT investments?


In an era with hospitals are increasingly expected to perform better while using fewer resources, just how much do information technology investments help hospital bottom lines even as they consume more and more money to maintain? And with a long list of potential spends, which IT outlays are critical? I’ll be writing about this topic for an upcoming spread in H&HN, and the view from the field suggests that while hospitals see IT spending as an essential element of competing in a transformed delivery system, keeping up with a slew of new IT capabilities can be time-consuming and costly.



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