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Rural Hospital Shifts to Just One IT Vendor

By CIOinsight
The new director of IT at a rural hospital found dozens of clinical systems, a hefty IT bill, and a need to simplify. He decided to replace many vendors with one, scuttling the best-in-breed approach and executives pet clinical system. Doing so reduced maintenance expenses by a quarter-million dollars. And the transition was not directed by the IT staff, but by directors of various hospital departments.

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This article was originally published on 06-29-2005