Grabbing federal incentive dollars and meeting pay-for-performance regs are the top issues keeping healthcare IT execs awake at night.
Healthcare IT organizations have a lot to juggle in 2012, not the least of which are Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use, ICD-10 conversion, and various pay-for-performance initiatives. As deadlines sneak up and pressure builds, healthcare providers are intensifying their focus.
Overall, the top IT priorities of healthcare organizations in 2012 are similar to those in 2011, according to InformationWeek's latest Healthcare IT Priorities Survey. In both years, 64% of respondents rated managing patient data or e-health records as their top priority, followed by meeting regulatory requirements, which was rated a top priority by 61% in 2012 and 60% in 2011.
Download our new 2012 Healthcare IT Priorities report and get a better understanding of what the healthcare technolgy decision maker is focusing on this year.