As CIOs usher in a digital era, healthcare CIOs are predominantly focused on change management. The decade ahead is riddled with transformational challenges--such as cost reduction and scaling with speed--and opportunities as healthcare ventures into newer arenas. In this section we cover the next level trends like electronic health records, analytics and social media impacting the sector. We have also discussed vulnerabilities the sector is prone to. And we wrap up with the future of clinical research and data explosion's role in it.