The Internet Changes Healthcare

One in three Americans report that internet has changed the way they manage their health care. Illuminas has completed a research study sponsored by Cisco regarding how technology is being used in health management and the impact technology has had on health / healthcare management among US consumers. This research was conducted for the 2007 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference (HIMMS).

“Year after year of research among large organizations has shown that the diffusion of information and communication technology (ICT), from sophisticated network infrastructure to highly customized enterprise applications, has almost reached a saturation point. The technology manufacturing sector, academics, integration consultants and researchers have preached the importance and benefits of investing in technology infrastructure and businesses got it. Yet it is not clear whether the same benefits from ICT reaped by large enterprises are being experienced within the small and medium enterprises…” Click here to see the PDF