HIMSS Analytics recently conducted a study finding that healthcare providers are focused on hiring clinical application support and help desk IT staff. However, some organizations are putting off IT initiatives which poses a risk to obtaining visibility into their systems and can impact care outcomes:
Delaying IT initiatives because of staffing issues only creates inefficiencies and hinders technological advances like interoperability initiatives. In turn, this can reduce provider effectiveness and negatively impact patient care.
Check out the full post, Some Providers Delaying IT Initiatives Because of Staffing Shortages, from Healthcare Informatics.