More Healthcare IT Dollars Flow to Analytics, Consumer Efforts, Security by Information Management

A recent IDC survey suggests that hospitals are transitioning beyond meeting targets of the federal Meaningful Use program, and entering a “post-EHR era.” As perceptions around security concerns and the cloud are becoming manageable, hospitals are starting to make investments in mobile technologies, big data analytics, and cloud.

Cloud Big Data Analytics Adoption Accelerating in Healthcare by Health IT Analytics

Software-as-a-service and cloud services vendors are seeing a slew of new opportunities as providers seek mobility, scalability, reliability, and innovation in their new business partners. The largest hospitals and health systems in the world are aggressively pursuing big data analytics options that will help them extract actionable insights.

5 Required Competencies of A Successful Life Sciences CIO by HIT Consultant

The rise of mobile, cloud, predictive analytics and other digital innovations offers new opportunities for advancing patient care. Life Sciences CIOs remain in the best position to lead this technological transformation, but require new core and digital competencies, according to the article.

Mobile Is Personal: Why Mobile Is Essential for Patient-Focused Care by The Huffington Post

Seventy-one percent of adults in the U.S. now own a web-enabled smartphone or other wireless device, according to the article. Mobile is the key not just to patient engagement but to the new information age. Personalized mobile gives the patient more control, and allows the provider to increase productivity.