Clearly, healthcare providers that are not yet pursuing alternative sourcing strategies for their healthcare IT can no longer afford to ignore this opportunity. The risks have been greatly reduced, and the benefits—in terms of both cost and quality—are immense.
Around the globe, healthcare providers are exploring a range of options for containing rising costs throughout their systems. One of the most promising approaches is the strategic sourcing of IT services. Sourcing can be defined as contracting with third-party vendors for services (all or in part), rather than staffing and managing those services internally. Healthcare providers are already commonly sourcing such services as laundry, cleaning, maintenance, and lab tests. However, many providers have given only limited consideration to sourcing their healthcare IT services. The time has come for them to take another look at IT sourcing. Read this white paper and find out four reasons why.