Currently HIMSS reports that the average information systems operating expense is about 2.4 percent of total expenses for U.S. hospitals.
Channel partners specializing in health care have a good year ahead of them if they are able to hone in on the right projects. In conjunction with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference recently, the healthcare IT society released the results of its annual survey, which found that the majority of healthcare organizations are beefing up their budgets this year to support improvements in clinical systems, support for infrastructure capital expenses and optimization of existing systems. The survey offered up opinions and statistics from respondents representing 700 hospitals throughout the United States. Here' a look at what they said.
This article was originally published on 2011-03-18
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