New skill set needs, old business associates and large data hosts becoming attractive targets top the list of chief information security officers.
Jim Routh, chief information security officer at Aetna, recommended that healthcare organizations rethink their procurement process to invest in upstarts that don't have market share or investors because it's less expensive.
Sprawling health bill expected to pass the Senate.
Laboratory-focused technologies, such as transfusion and specimen collection management systems, lab outreach services and molecular diagnostics, are seeing big upticks in purchasing plans, according to HIMSS Analytics.
"Our research shows that when people with complex needs require medical help, they encounter a health care system that's expensive, inefficient and poorly coordinated," said David Blumenthal, MD, president of The Commonwealth Fund.