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Study: Hospitals plan IT investment despite financial stresses

AccuSource Career Center, December 16, 2008

Despite financial stresses, it seems that most hospitals are determined to go ahead with critical IT projects like EMRs, computerized provider order entry systems, and medication management platforms, according to a new study by the American Hospital Association, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, and the National Alliance for Health Information Technology. The study surveyed 144 chief information officers and 27 chief financial offices and VPs of finance at hospitals.