An online survey has found that 96 percent of providers’ IT infrastructure is not fully prepared for the emerging technologies (big data, cloud, mobile and social) necessary to optimize their electronic health records systems.

While many providers have implemented or plan to implement these “FutureCare-enabling” technologies in the next two years, only 4 percent of survey respondents indicated that their infrastructure is prepared for the evolution of EHRs. The survey of 151 hospital IT decision makers, sponsored by EMC Corp., was conducted by MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of health and government IT.

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