Hey Clinical IT, operational apps matter too

Clinical IT systems have enjoyed popularity in applications software in the last few years, leaving operational apps out of the spotlight. Lorren Pettit, VP of Market Research at HIMSS Analytics, forecasts a “significant growth potential for several applications occupying the operational side of the health IT arena.” Financial modeling, Enterprise resource planning, and bed management applications may see some opportunities for growth over the next five years. Pettit believes that healthcare groups are going to revisit the operations side of things. “I see that as a potential new wave coming up in terms of purchasing behaviors.”


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