20 Sep CTO: EHR market challenges and how this technology will evolve
Vik Nagjee, formerly the CTO for Epic Systems Corp. and currently the CTO of global healthcare solutions for Pure Storage, an enterprise data flash storage company based in Mountain View, Calif., shares his thoughts on the challenges facing the EHR market today and how he sees EHR vendors evolving in the future.
What is the biggest challenge facing the EHR market right now?
Vik Nagjee: Without innovations, specific organizations are starting to see a lot of talent draining where a lot of their very top physicians and providers and researchers are deciding to go to different organizations that do offer the opportunities for better innovation. Why is this innovation piece so important? The innovation piece is top line and bottom line driven. In order to be able to innovate, the organization needs to be able to have an IT infrastructure that gives the rest of the organization the ability to innovate.