Survey analysis: Election affects health IT

The outcome of the presidential election in November will have many implications for healthcare, including IT. Healthcare IT News asked its readers if they will be postponing any health IT projects until after the elections. Here’s what they said.

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The majority of respondents said they will not be holding off on any IT projects, since reform will happen regardless of who is elected president.

Thirty-three percent do not consider politics when planning the health IT budget at their organization.

The date range of this survey was July 26, 2012 to August 22, 2012.