With the rise in mergers and acquisitions in healthcare comes a negative side effect – costlier care, says David Chou, who believes the industry should be encouraging competition over consolidation.
Before we talk about how Apple is going to revolutionize healthcare, we need to examine why other tech giants haven’t succeeded, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, who believes it’s going to take more than access to records to improve outcomes.
You don’t necessarily need a big budget to be able to run analytics; but you do need to be willing to “get creative and figure out how to use existing tools,” says CIO Albert Oriol.
As IT organizations are continually expected to do more with less, agility and automation will emerge as key priorities, says CIO David Chou, who outlines the areas that CIOs should focus on in the coming year.
Although video visits and remote monitoring have garnered successes, the percentage of care being delivered virtually is still small, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, who identifies three startups who could change the game.