High cost IT implementations and software and hardware adoption have resulted in the unprecedented expansion of the size and complexity of healthcare organization IT departments. But underperforming or underleveraged IT assets significantly slow down operations, productivity, and employee engagement. In many cases, organizations are not taking full advantage of the benefits their technology investments could bring to solve their greatest business challenges – and it’s working against them in terms of efficiency and security. While many specific solution vendors exist, organizations need a partner who understands the operational, technological, and strategic components involved to develop a holistic, optimized IT function.
IT effectiveness focuses on enhancing IT value to enhance an organization’s overall strategy by leveraging IT to support a cohesive care delivery and caregiver experience systemwide. It increases value derived from existing IT investments, standardizes systems and applications, and optimizes operations to support the organization while confirming best in class expense management.