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CIOs Must Factor In the Essential Future Directions of Healthcare Megasuite Vendors

Published: 23 September 2014

ID: G00270333

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


To meet the HDO's future requirements, the healthcare megasuite vendor must expand its product footprint, in addition to advancing its core functionality. Healthcare provider CIOs need to closely monitor product road maps to avoid being held captive by an obsolete vendor.

Table Of Contents


  • Healthcare Megasuite Vendor Series: Leveraging Vendors in a Rapidly Changing Landscape
  • Introduction to Essential Future Directions
    • 1. Improving Clinical and Business Excellence
    • 2. Creating and Sustaining the Integrated Health System
    • 3. Fulfilling the Real-Time Health System Paradigm
    • 4. Supporting Advanced Analytics and Reporting
  • Conclusion

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