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Information technology is at the core of building the new 21st-century health care system. Yet transforming health care won't be as easy as it's been for many other industries that have experienced change through technology, such as financial services and manufacturing.
This is because health care providers must comply with a host of new government regulations that are pushing them to create a smarter, more efficient care delivery system that advocates stronger connections, better data, and faster, more detailed analysis. However, along with the new laws and mandates, the government is providing substantial financial stimulus to the medical community to spur the technology transformation.