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.
North American Health IT Market Forecast to Reach $31.3B by 2017
According to HIT Consultant, the North American health IT market is forecast to reach $31.3 billion by 2017, up from $21.9 billion in 2012.
11 Ways to Make Healthcare IT Easier
CIO covers 11 ways to help healthcare CIOs make improvements in their business. Tips include integrating data analytics, hiring the best EHR trainers, using mandates to enforce change, and more.
Former ONC deputy coordinator is new AMA president-elect
FierceHealthIT reports that Robert M. Wah, M.D., has been named the president-elect of the American Medical Association. Wah served as the first deputy coordinator for the ONC from 2005-2006.
Government agency launches health IT webpage for long-term care providers
In other ONC news, the agency just launched a new webpage with info and resources for long-term and post-acute (LTPAC) providers.