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Top Actions for Healthcare Payer Organization CIOs, 2014: Prepare to Pivot Your IT Budget

Published: 10 February 2014

ID: G00261219

Analyst(s): Robert H. Booz


More of the healthcare payer's IT budget can be redirected to new, or restoring previously deferred, technology efforts as healthcare payers near completion of long-term compliance projects. Successful CIOs will pivot to transformative projects for new business opportunities.

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  • Recommendations
    • Review enterprise strategic priorities to re-engage the enterprise in opportunistic, rather than solely mandated, spending
    • Reprioritize deferred fixes and pending patches to those needed for moving the organization forward in the market
    • Revamp technology budget priorities to begin to invest in initiatives, with transformation as a key indicator of project importance

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