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IT Management

Outsourcing: HIT Talent Shortage

2017 28 Jun

The current infosec staffing crisis has led to hospitals' increasing reliance on service providers to help them with IT and data security operations. “We’re about 500,000 security professionals short of the needed jobs,” according to Kurt Hagerman, CISO of security firm Armor. “There’s just not enough security professionals to go around.” Amidst... Read more

IT Management

The Price of Healthcare Outsourcing: Redundancy

2016 28 Apr

Recently, Modern Healthcare reported that Emblem Health laid off 250 staff members, or 7.5 percent of the company’s workforce, after deciding to outsource all of its tech work to services company Cognizant. CEO Karen Ignagni said outsourcing the work was part of critical modernisation for the company’s future. Ignagni... Read more

IT Management

Focus on Health IT Outsourcing to Cut Costs

2015 28 Nov

The growing need for more sophisticated electronic health records, analytics and population health management is leading health organisations to shift their focus to IT outsourcing to reduce costs. Nearly 73 percent of health systems with more than 300 beds are using outsourced IT solutions, according to a new report from Black Book Market Research.... Read more