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.
Meaningful Use Comes to CES
At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the federal government's plan to drive health IT adoption was a part of the conversation at the Digital Health Summit. Keynote speakers presented on how devices and solutions should be focused on giving consumers control over their healthcare information.
In other healthcare IT news, iHealthBeat reports that the sale of connected health and wellness devices will increase by 142% from $3.3 billion in 2013 to more than $8 billion in 2018. These numbers are according to a report from the Consumer Electronics Association and was produced with Parks Associates.
6 Musts for Healthcare Execs for 2014
Healthcare IT News makes recommendations for healthcare executives in 2014. Tips include a focus on physician executives, expanding the CIO role, increasing finance knowledge, and more.
Health IT is Growing Rapidly Through 2017
According to Information Week, the North American health IT market is poised to grow at an annual rate of 7.4% and will reach a total value of $31.3 billion in 2017. In 2012, the market's total value was $21.9 billion.