Recently, Beckers Hospital Review interviewed fifteen top Healthcare executives to get their perspective on the most promising technologies of the year. In a time when hospital systems and physicians have experienced unprecedented challenges in delivering in-person care, these insights took on increased significance.
Almost across the board, the executives believe that telehealth, telemedicine, and remote patient monitoring are valuable tools today during the pandemic and into the future as well.
“In reading the comments from these notables in the healthcare industry, it struck me how their vision for patient-centric care matches ours,” said Robin Wiener President of Get Real Health. “This crisis has forced the industry to face the future of Health IT perhaps sooner than many were comfortable with, but I think it will be seen as a breakthrough moment as we reflect on the mass introduction of telehealth into the mainstream.”
The interviewees spoke of the advantages of utilizing applications and device connectivity to keep patients well at home as well as treating them in person. Nader Mherabi. Executive Vice President, Vice Dean and CIO of NYU Langone Health used the word “frictionless” to describe the optimum patient experience which resonated with Wiener, “I really relate to that word as there should be no barriers or complications in accessing health data. That seamless patient experience has been the basis of our development for years. It is gratifying to see that goal echoed throughout the industry. It fortifies our mission to empower patients.”
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