From smart software to a virtual home base, the time is ripe for CIOs to stop being satisfied with marginal changes and start taking some risks, says former GE executive Walter Robb.
The Experience My five-year-old daughter broke her wrist last week — on the monkey bars, of course. The break was right on the growth plate, so there was concern about the need for surgery. Yesterday we went to see the orthopedist to get a cast and an X-ray. What an adventure! Knowing that my daughter […]
With a large majority (70 percent) of provider organizations now using mobile devices to access electronic records, security has become a top priority for CIOs, according to a new KLAS report — Mobile Applications: Can Enterprise Vendors Keep Up, which found that virtualization is the method most often used to address security concerns. “Providers are […]
Although the cardiology IT market is improving, providers still can’t identify one vendor that successfully offers integration, functionality, and comprehensive modules, according to a new report from KLAS — Cardiology IT 2012: Fitting the Pieces Together. In the study, McKesson, Merge, Philips, and Siemens were named top-tier vendors in terms of the combination of adoption […]
As EMRs continue their transformation from nice-to-have to stakes-to-play, physician practices are less willing to take chances in exchange for big bargains, especially the second time around, according to a new KLAS report, Ambulatory EMR 2012: Market Splitting Under Adoption Pressure. “Some providers are changing vendors simply because their whole organization is moving onto one […]