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HIMSS17 Demonstrates Healthcare's Tectonic Technology Shift

Cloud And Big Data Players Show Up In Healthcare Space As EHR Vendors Sling Mud

April 13, 2017

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  • By Kate McCarthy
  • with Alex Cullen,
  • Alex Kramer,
  • Sam Bartlett

Why Read This Brief

The 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS17) demonstrated a shift in the healthcare information technology industry by bringing together a wider range of vendors than in years past. With AI and cognitive front-and-center topics throughout, and very little talk of electronic health records (EHR) interoperability, it's clear that healthcare is moving forward and attempting to catch up to other industries in its use and adoption of new technologies. Healthcare CIOs should take note and rethink their strategies.

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