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Research: 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities

May 14, 2014

Government mandates and programs are top of mind for the 322 IT pros in our 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey. Meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria, implementing ICD-10, and working to qualify as an accountable care organization doesn't leave much time for IT organizations to help healthcare providers optimize the new technology put in place in the last few years. 

Other data points:
>> 30% say their organizations have no plans to use cloud computing.
>> 37% say their organizations are implementing or planning to implement Epic electronic health records systems; 22% choose Cerner.
>> 20% of providers have a system in place for chronic disease management.
>> 17% say security concerns are keeping them from participating in an HIE.

Respondent breakdown: 39% work for organizations with 5,000 or more employees; 23% have over 10,000. Fourteen percent are executive IT management (C-level or VP). (R7840514)

Survey Name InformationWeek 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey

Survey Date February 2014

Region North America

Number of Respondents 322

Purpose To gauge the state of healthcare technology

Methodology InformationWeek surveyed 322 technology professionals working for healthcare providers in North America. The survey was conducted online, and respondents were recruited via an email invitation containing an embedded link to the survey. The email invitation was sent to qualified InformationWeek subscribers.


Research Report