CMIO Survey says: CPOE will be biggest HITECH challenge

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In honor of Health IT Week, CMIO magazine is beginning to roll out the results of our first CMIO Top Trends survey. To view the full survey results, sign up to receive the digital edition of the July magazine. In the survey, we asked:

What will be the biggest challenge for your organization when it comes to achieving HITECH’s goals?

Respondents said:

  • Implementing CPOE/attaining required usage levels: 27 percent
  • Confusion/conflicting requirements: 26 percent
  • Financing system changes required: 19 percent
  • Demonstrating evidence-based best practices: 13 percent
  • Obtaining qualified personnel: 7 percent
  • Other (systems integration, information exchange, workflow/culture change): 7 percent

The 2010 Top Trends/ CMIO Census includes answers from 212 respondents who took the survey in the 30-day period from May 3, 2010 to June 2, 2010. Look for full results of the survey in the July issue of CMIO magazine. Sign up here.