Information technology in the healthcare industry should not be rocket science. That's the opinion of a former aerospace engineer, Charles C. Emery, Jr., who is senior vice president and chief information officer for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of New Jersey.

"We don't have the resources to create (technology) just create something new," says Emery. "One of our main goals is to lower costs so more people can afford healthcare because access to care is what we provide."

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