Building future ready, strategic technology operations in healthcare – The Changing Role of Healthcare IT
The tactical aspects of IT have never been considered particularly glamorous, and until recently there was little expectation that IT infrastructure and operations would ever be more than a cost center. With software gaining in importance, IT teams play a critical role beyond keeping the lights on and the servers running. Today, healthcare providers and payers of all kinds look to their IT teams for strategic leadership.
Healthcare IT teams are on the front lines of business continuity through IT reliability, stability, and security in the face of tremendous change. In short, doing heroes’ work to ensure digital resources support on-the-ground realities and changing models of how providers and payers deliver services. Now more than ever, IT organizations must adopt future ready solutions to maximize existing technology investments and prepare for tomorrow, starting today.