38% of healthcare executives name slow IT adoption the biggest industry threat

38% of C-level executives working ih healthcare think the slow adoption of IT (such as electronic health records) is among the most serious threats to the industry, followed by rising health costs, which was picked by 37% of the respondents. The increasing number of people without health insurance or with under-insurance was picked by 34% as among the biggest threats. Respondents were asked to pick the two most serious threats to their sector of the industry from a list of more than two-dozen possible threats.