The modern health care sector is divided into many sub-sectors, and depends on interdisciplinary teams of trained professionals and paraprofessionals to meet health needs of individuals and populations. The health care industry is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries and improving access, coverage and quality of health services depends on the way information is organized and managed.
Increased needs for information technology can put a strain on local IT Departments.
Rural healthcare facilities are often unable to compete with larger facilities (where information is available on demand) to recruit and retain highly skilled staff.
With mounting pressure from legal discovery requests and regulatory compliance, improper data security and disaster recovery can be a burden on internal resources.