The most important takeaway from Amazon’s Prime Day debacle? If an organization is doings the right way – and making consumer experience a top priority – even a major glitch won’t bring it down, says Kate Huvane Gamble.
The major flaw in our current provider structure? Health is viewed as the ultimate outcome for older individuals, rather than living well, says Dr. Joseph Kvedar. It’s time to change that, and technology can help.
In today’s healthcare environment, the mindset can’t be ‘what have you done for me lately,’ but rather, ‘what are you doing for patients now, and in the future.’ And that was precisely the theme at last week’s NY miniHIMSS.
The upsides of connectivity are seemingly endless – we can do everything from book a flight to manage our health, all from the palm of our hand. The downside? All of this comes at a cost, says Kate Gamble.
With the major pieces — legislation, technology, and consumer expectations — all starting to fall into place, the time to start thinking about telehealth is now, says Bill Russell.