Survey Highlights Key Spending Trends in Health IT

A majority of healthcare organizations cite the need to ensure regulatory compliance, plan for disaster recovery and support new applications and systems as the three leading business priorities driving health IT spending decisions this year, according to results from a CommVault survey.

Other key findings from the survey include the following:

•    40 percent of respondents ranked electronic health records as their number one IT spending priority for 2011.
•    Disaster recovery/business continuity planning were ranked second and third in priority by respondents.
•    Healthcare data warehousing and information governance were tied for third priority among those polled.
•    Approximately one-third of the survey respondents are currently involved in a health information exchange.

Read the news release about health IT spending.

Read other coverage about health IT spending:

- HHS Allocates $241M for Developing State Health Insurance Exchanges

- HHS 2012 Budget Requests $57M for ONC

- Budget and Purchasing Trends Include Increased IT Spending

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