The IT Investment Priorities Shaping Healthcare Today

HealthTech Magazine

Andrew Steger

COVID-19 has left the traditional operating model of many healthcare organizations in shambles. It’s forced healthcare decision-makers to adjust on the fly to address the IT needs surrounding remote work and virtual care — a unique predicament for an overtly personal industry.

This massive modification in how care providers operate has brought with it a host of new technology challenges while also shining a light on existing ones, from substandard cybersecurity training to poor patient experiences.

To get back on track, IT and healthcare leaders must unite around a common understanding of the organization’s specific needs and goals. Realignment in these areas enables stakeholders to identify and agree on the right IT investments.

The good news? A survey conducted by CDW and IDG earlier this year demonstrates just that: IT and healthcare leaders are balancing investments in four essential areas — security, workplace productivity, infrastructure modernization and patient experience.

Here are key findings...

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