As money flows into efforts to modernize healthcare IT systems, a wide variety of tech vendors -- from traditional healthcare systems providers to newcomers seeking a piece of the action -- are offering new systems, products, and services to assist caregivers in doing a better job of helping patients.
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Services and products: Oracle sells both horizontal and healthcare industry-specific technology products to hospitals and integrated healthcare delivery networks. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle now offers healthcare providers servers and storage as well.
Value to healthcare providers: Oracle has been selling to the healthcare industry for more than 30 years. It offers numerous applications and other systems to help healthcare providers run more efficiently, ensure the quality of patient care, and reduce safety concerns. Oracle can help healthcare providers aggregate clinical data from disparate systems. Oracle recently introduced the Oracle Health Management Platform, an open and integrated suite of unified systems to help reduce administrative costs and gain insight into operations and patient outcomes.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?