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Volume 31, Issue 1

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The Three Biggest IT Challenges Healthcare has to Solve

When we walk into a doctor’s office, nothing is more important than knowing we’re receiving quality care and effective treatment. Similarly, a hospital’s staff needs to know it has the most reliable IT resources and support to deliver exceptional service—now more than ever. Healthcare is charging forward into new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning that herald the future of better patient care and interaction. At the same time, IT teams in these organizations face numerous challenges: aging systems, outdated applications, and security risks unprecedented in complexity and volume.

The adoption of new and significantly advanced applications combined with sensitive patient data and old systems can not only limit an organization’s efficiencies, but also pose serious risks. Among those are the three major IT concerns in healthcare today, and you’re likely contending with at least one, if not all of them.