On average, healthcare organizations across the globe are having to maintain around 300 legacy applications behind the scenes, despite their strategy to use Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems as the primary method of accessing clinical content.

In his guest post in Health IT Outcomes, our very own Steve Matheson, Vice President Product and Sales, BridgeHead Software, tries to draw the attention to the hidden and often underestimated benefits (other than the obvious cost savings for IT) of the process of retiring legacy healthcare applications. Read this educational piece, which will help you to self-assess your own healthcare environment.

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