Where Will Health IT Be 1 Year From Now? CIO Make Their Predictions.
An August 2020 Beckers article shared great insights regarding how leaders see the marketplace in summer 2021.
Here are a few of those insights:
- Significant resources will be dedicated to improving support services for a remote workforce that isn't returning to on-premise work activity post-pandemic.
- App developers will be fully ramped up with offerings to help patients manage their chronic diseases.
- Healthcare will finally meet patients where they are.
- Due to the need to track COVID-19 patients, population-health-outcomes tracking will be expanded significantly.
- If they weren’t before, IT departments will likely be viewed as strategic partners within their organizations.
- IT will be expected to be more nimble and agile.
- Increased numbers of IT staff will work permanently from home or from remote settings.