AI, big data, cybersecurity — What digital tech are hospital CIOs investing in? 3 survey insights

EHR improvement and modernization will dominate health IT concerns at least through the next 12 months, according to an Infosys survey.

For the survey, the IT consulting company surveyed 115 senior business and IT decisionmakers from healthcare organizations with 1,000-plus employees about their attitudes toward digital technology trends.

Here are the top three digital technologies already in use at healthcare organizations.

1. Cybersecurity: 77 percent

2. Big data analytics: 72 percent

3. Artificial intelligence: 59 percent

Here are the top three digital technologies healthcare leaders plan to invest in during the next 12 months.

1. EHR improvement and modernization: 68 percent

2. Big data and analytics to track patient behavior, learn risk patterns and predict onset of health conditions: 61 percent

3. Patient education technology: 58 percent

Here are the top three digital health technologies healthcare leaders said will have the most positive impact on their respective organizations within the next three years.

1. Big data and analytics to track patient behavior, learn risk patterns and predict onset of health conditions: 73 percent

2. EHR improvement and modernization: 57 percent

3. Hospital-like care delivered remotely outside of the hospital: 49 percent

To access Infosys' survey, click here.

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