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Tech solutions may be lost in 'silos'

Posted: September 6, 2012 - 3:30 pm ET

Regarding “IOM calls for better use of technology in healthcare”:

The technology, in most cases, already exists—but unfortunately it is spread among many “silos” of isolated special interests and departments fighting for their piece of the budget.

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Some departments, such as food service, are not even recognized as a vital part of the patient's treatment and thus relegated to seeking its own technology solution—a solution which will forever, it seems, remain in a silo.

Tim Sudderth
President and CEO
SureQuest Systems

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