Nowhere is IT innovation more important than in healthcare, where lives are on the line every minute of the day.

If this fact is not self-evident, then the following statement should hammer home the point. According to Health Grades Inc, a leading healthcare ratings organization, “The United States loses more American lives to patient safety incidents every six months than it did in the entire Vietnam War. This also equates to three fully loaded jumbo jets crashing every other day for the past five years.”