As director of research, FitzGerald is responsible for all HIMSS Analytics research initiatives and is the author of the Essential Briefs Knowledge Serices publications. He and his team work closely with HIMSS Analytics’ Research Services group on custom engagements, conducting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative research to meet client needs. A former Wall Street equity analyst, FitzGerald has applied his data analysis and research acumen in the healthcare information technology industry for the past 10 years.
As more and more data becomes available, the challenge of understanding what is happening in health IT shifts from acquiring information to discerning the signal from the noise.
We’ll look at the value of continued HIT investment and ways healthcare organizations are successfully evolving their HIT platform to improve quality and reduce costs.