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10 Key Action Items for HDO CIOs to Harness the Nexus of Forces

Published: 26 November 2014

ID: G00263096

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon , Steven Lefebure


The Nexus of Forces (cloud, mobile, social and information) are converging within the HDO to empower users and challenge IT in new ways. HDO CIOs and IT leadership must plan their adoption of nexus technologies to take advantage of this inexorable trend.

Table Of Contents


  • The State of the Nexus of Forces in Healthcare
    • The HDO Is Increasingly Cloudy
    • Mobility Is Transforming Care Delivery
    • HDOs Are Social Networks
    • Information Provides Context for Action
  • The Nexus Is Reshaping HDO IT
  • 10 Actions to Leverage the Nexus to Your Advantage

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