The top IT challenges for physician practices in 2012 include choosing the right technology, finding skilled and affordable IT personnel, and monitoring payments for ANSI-5010 compliance. The demand for consultants is high due to industry growth, and there is a shortage of qualified IT personnel. Practices are also required to submit bills using the ANSI 5010 transaction standards, and some smaller firms may not be ready for the deadline. Practices should ask their vendors for reports on key metrics.
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