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

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

To find out more about HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Reports and to sign up for new-report alerts, go to

For information on collaboration opportunities, contact Paul Mattioli, 800/639-7477, or e-mail him at

HealthLeaders Media
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, is a leading multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals. As an integrated media company, HealthLeaders Media includes HealthLeaders magazine, HealthLeaders Media Online, HealthLeaders Media Rounds, HealthLeaders Media Breakthroughs, the HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Unit, and California HealthFax. HealthLeaders Media is winner of eight 2010 American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards and ten 2010 American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) awards, including two Golds each for Breakthroughs (Best Digital Magazine) and the Daily News & Analysis (Best e-Newsletter), an ASBPE Gold for Original Research (Industry Survey), as well as ASHPE 2010 Magazine of the Year, Best Online News Section, and Best Regular Department (Service Lines).

HealthLeaders magazine, ASHPE 2010 Magazine of the Year, is the premiere resource for information on management trends, innovations, market strategies, and organizational development for more than 40,000 healthcare executives and senior decision-makers every month., winner of ASHPE 2010 Best Online News Section, is the healthcare industry’s destination of choice for online news and analysis. The Website provides intuitive navigation across the 10 major areas of the industry that HealthLeaders Media covers: leadership, finance, technology, physicians, community hospitals, health plans, marketing, quality, HR, and nursing. Online and e-newsletter options include the 2010 ASBPE and ASHPE Best e-Newsletter, HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis—updated every day, throughout the day. All entities are available online at