Sixty percent of U.S. hospital executives expect bigger budgets in 2013, with the highest level of spending dedicated to IT, according to a study from global management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting, which also found that more than 80 percent of surveyed hospitals making future plans to join or already participating in an accountable care organization (ACO).

Sixty percent of U.S. hospital executives expect bigger budgets in 2013, with the highest level of spending dedicated to IT, according to a study from global management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting, which also found that more than 80 percent of surveyed hospitals making future plans to join or already participating in an accountable care organization (ACO).

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