Once considered a “nice to have,” having digital expertise and knowledge at the board level is quickly becoming a “must have” for business that want to remain competitive, says CIO David Chou.
As patients continue to demand it, physicians become more accepting of it, and the technology becomes more advanced, digital health is edging closer to an inflection point, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, recapping the recent Connected Health Conference.
For an increasing number of organizations, growth strategies are focused more on joint ventures and retail partnerships, and less on adding hospital beds, according to Impact Advisors.
It’s not size or even deep pockets that can help create a digital culture, but the ability to scan the landscape, identify the emerging capabilities that can make an impact, and adopt them, say Novant Health’s leaders.
As optimization becomes a higher priority — and the demand for technology increase — CIOs are being caught in the middle, according to an Impact Advisors report that identified key leadership priorities.