Passage of legislation supporting a Medicare test of VBID, which lowers patients' costs for medical care to encourage them to take care of their chronic illnesses, could boost investment in healthcare software, hardware and services.
Hospitals must become meaningful users of electronic medical records, but not every hospital CEO is willing to step up and lead the charge. Here's how healthcare CIOs can get leadership on board and get the job done.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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?