Magazine Article | November 24, 2015

Top 10 Health IT Trends For 2016

Source: Health IT Outcomes

By John Oncea, editor, Health IT Outcomes and Business Solutions
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For the past five years, EHR/MU was selected as the top health IT initiative for the coming year. This year, there’s a new top initiative, and what it is should come as no surprise.

Once again, we asked for your help in identifying what is going to be front of mind in the world of health IT in the coming year. As always, you were up to the task, ranking the security of patient health information just ahead of ICD-10 compliance as the top health IT initiative for healthcare providers for 2016.

As 2014 drew to a close, EHR Meaningful Use, PHI Security, and ICD-10 Compliance were all weighing heavily on the collective minds of those working in health IT. Those three initiatives were predicted to have the most impact on health IT in 2015, and for the most part they didn’t disappoint.