IT Implementation Challenges and Solutions

July 2006
Materials Management in Health Care;Jul2006, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p49
Trade Publication
The article highlights the roundtable discussion on information technology implementation challenges and solutions for the healthcare industry, which was held on June 1, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. Topics discussed by participants included: the role of hospitals and distributors in standardization; materials management; and patient safety enhancement. Among the panelists were Leigh Anderson of Global Healthcare Exchange Inc. and Thomas Foley of Deloitte Consulting.


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