Black Book estimates manual contract management costs health providers and systems nearly $157 billion dollars collectively, per year.
Pressures to the alliance remains a problem in health systems including a continuing lack in understanding on both parties to converge on strategies, investment mindsets, healthcare customer experience, business models, and agendas.
The traditionally highly conservative, rule-oriented, strict managerial role structure is being pushed to transition to a more forward-looking technology-based model requiring innovative, disruptive thinkers.
In total, 484 hospitals and inpatient organizations and 713 physician practices were represented in the sweeping Q1-Q2 2019 series of polls.
Most large health systems are prospering with their EHR selections, while many smaller organizations are struggling to stay afloat.
Cerner rated top EHR vendor across all four levels of hospital technology support services for third consecutive year.