Healthcare is a hot topic right now – it has its own Vertical Market and even ties in the government with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA or Stimulus). There are incentives available through this bill for physicians and healthcare organizations to improve their IT solutions, which has resulted in IT momentum in the healthcare market.
There are two main goals that have come out of the ARRA regulations:
- Implementation and Adoption of computerized health records (EHR)
- Security of patient data
Both of these goals create a lot of opportunity for AIDC, RFID & Mobility. One objection that is being presented by the healthcare organizations is that the stimulus funds they would receive do not cover the full cost to upgrade technology.
Read more about this topic on CRN’s article, Health-Care Stimulus And You.