Managing IT records for 20% of the hospitals in the US is no small task. One solution to keeping things manageable is to host applications on the web instead of on your own server. A company called ChartOne went through a lot of growing pains doing the switch.
But really, technology doesn’t stand still. It moves ahead in fits and starts–there’s never a guarantee that the solution you buy today is going to be the best solution next month. Our world today challenges the most basic of human resistances–the desire not to have to change. Here’s more in my latest newsletter.
But the biomed folks are more attuned to that kind of challenge than most corporate types. Their whole business is about making discoveries and being open to change.