Gartner Research

Healthcare Provider CIOs Need to Rationalize to Create Room for Digital Value

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00350431

Analyst(s): Mike Jones


Digital transformation requires a streamlined enterprise application portfolio that is focused on business value. CIOs should establish guiding principles for rationalization as part of a strategic approach to innovation and investment in new digital capabilities.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Business Impact of Rationalization
  • Recommendations
    • Evaluate the Application Portfolio for Business Value Contribution
    • Optimize Across Clinical, Business and IT Domains by Utilizing Four Strategies for Improving Value and Controlling Cost
    • Communicate Business Value and Change Impact by Helping Stakeholders Make Sense of Application Rationalization

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