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Business Drivers of Technology Decisions for Healthcare Providers

Published: 26 December 2013

ID: G00258134

Analyst(s): Zafar Chaudry, M.D., Steven Lefebure, Barry Runyon , Thomas J. Handler, M.D., Vi Shaffer


Healthcare delivery organizations must respond to the key business drivers that characterize a rapidly changing healthcare landscape. HDOs' CIOs and business leaders should understand these six key business drivers and their implications when making crucial, strategic technology decisions.

Table Of Contents


  • Healthcare Providers' Business Drivers Are Changing Rapidly, and Their IT Strategies Must Align With Them


  • Business Drivers
    • Driver 1: Healthcare Demand Redefined
    • Driver 2: New Healthcare Financial Realities
    • Driver 3: The Changing Role of the Patient
    • Driver 4: The Changing Nature of Healthcare
    • Driver 5: The Intensity of Competition
    • Driver 6: Government Reform and Regulation
  • Gartner Healthcare Provider Industry Research Approach

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