Changes Are Coming to Healthcare: Is Your ERP System Ready?

  • by Davin Wilfrid, Former Contributing Editor, SAP Experts
  • March 31, 2009
Management
As the stormy economy continues to batter even the sturdiest businesses, even healthcare companies are feeling under the weather. However, while many are cutting back on IT spending, there are positive signs for SAP professionals as the industry continues its march to modernization.

The recently passed federal stimulus package has focused considerable public attention on technology and the healthcare industry in the United States. The bill allocates billions for modernizing the way healthcare providers and payers create and share information. Experts say SAP projects are in a good position to capitalize on this effort, and SAP executives are optimistic that healthcare companies will increasingly rely on SAP technology to help modernize the industry.

To capitalize on the drive toward IT modernization, SAP professionals in the US healthcare industry should first understand the economic factors driving decisions in the industry, and how those factors may impact their SAP projects.

Davin Wilfrid

Davin Wilfrid was a writer and editor for SAPinsider and SAP Experts. He contributed case studies and research projects aimed at helping the SAP ecosystem get the most out of their existing technology investments.

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