Did you have a chance to check out the latest healthcare IT news stories around the Web? We’ve captured the top industry news stories from this week that you won’t want to miss.
Future Points to Healthcare IT as a Service
According to CIO Magazine, a recent MeriTalk report has found that healthcare providers are increasingly adopting the "SMAC stack" -- a combination of social, mobile, analytics, and cloud technology. The report points to healthcare providers using analytics in order to reduce readmissions and complete risk analysis.
Healthcare IT: User Empathy Comes First
In InformationWeek, Todd Dunn argues that in order for healthcare IT vendors to succeed, they must approach software design with customer empathy in mind. Some questions that he recommends that vendors ask themselves include: "What do customers think and feel? What are their major concerns and worries?" and "What are their major pains?"
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