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Tackling Healthcare Priorities with Technology



Healthcare technology is central to meeting executives' highest priorities, according to our newly released Industry Survey. But cool gadgets and intelligent systems don't matter as much as leaders' use of technology to achieve their ends.



1 comments on "Tackling Healthcare Priorities with Technology"
Chris Fox - Avantas (2/15/2012 at 8:50 AM)

Mr. Prewitt hit the nail on the head with his statement, "technology is no panacea." Without the proper strategies/policies in place, and ensuring your organization's practices match, any technology will likely not be effective, and at best, not nearly as effective as it should be/has to be. With regard to labor management software, and this is transferable to most healthcare technologies, our view is this: Your software is the tool that automates your plan. Good software and a bad plan only automate a bad plan. Without the necessary groundwork, all you end up with when you implement a technology is automated chaos. The first step is the planning – the inward focus on what you are currently doing that can be improved – and then finding a vendor that can help your organization effectively implement those plans. Technology is no panacea, but if it is paired with sound strategies, policies and practices and backed by buy-in up and down the line, it certainly can work wonders. More about effective planning here: http://avantas.biz/effective-labor-management-starts-with-a-plan/