Healthcare Leaders Face Capital Challenges in 2011?Free Intelligence Report

Press Releases, March 14, 2011

Nearly half of all healthcare leaders have delayed capital projects and 40% have eliminated some projects in 2011 due to the economic crisis. The challenging economic climate continues to force financial leaders to make cuts and get creative with budgets, according to 2011 Capital Spend: EMR Dominates Hospital Budgets, the newest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report.

This comprehensive industry intelligence report is available for free download at http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/intelligence/031/industry-insight-report.html.

This exclusive, original research and analysis offers key insights regarding capital spending from top healthcare executives and clinical leaders, including:

  • 42% of healthcare leaders anticipate having difficulty accessing capital for capital expense projects
  • 47% of healthcare organizations plan to accomplish capital expense projects using charitable donations or endowments
  • 52% of healthcare leaders place improvement to quality of care as a leading priority for capital need; only 14% say return on investment is the primary factor in the decision

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