HIMSSCast: Predicting what’s next for health IT, mobile tech and health system finances

HIMSSCast: Predicting what’s next for health IT, mobile tech and health system finances

What does 2023 hold for healthcare technology, as innovation continues apace, policymakers and regulators try to keep up with the pace of change — and health systems large and small deal with significant budget shortfalls that could hamper their ability to build out their digital transformation efforts?

It’s anyone’s guess what the next dozen or so months hold for value-based care, telehealth and remote monitoring, digital therapy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and other healthcare advances. But we had a chance anyway.

Mike Miliard, Susan Morse and Emily Olsen – executive editors of Healthcare IT News, Health Care Finance News and MobiHealthNewsrespectively – recently sat down to look into the future and discuss what they see in their respective fields of coverage for the year ahead.

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Talking Points:

  • The future of the public health emergency and the flexibilities it allows

  • a “perfect storm” of financial stress for hospitals and health systems

  • Labor shortages and supply chain challenges

  • Silicon Valley and the state of VC funding for digital health startups

  • How providers are leaning on their EHR vendors to help them manage challenges

  • Automation, and how it can help clinician burnout and back-office processes

  • Cybersecurity and the patient safety risks of ransomware

  • Interoperability requirements: information blocking, the No Surprises Act and more

  • FDA and evolving regulations for digital therapy, software as a medical device

  • AI and machine learning – building better algorithms for healthcare

  • Health equity and SDOH – how they are being addressed by forward-thinking providers

More on this episode:

What 2023 holds for EHR optimization, SDOH, patient access, health equity and more

For 2023, patient experience, ‘smarter’ analytics and data-driven medicine

Three reasons why NLP will become mainstream in healthcare in 2023

Looking Ahead to 2023: AI, Machine Learning, RTLS and Robotic Process Automation

Telehealth’s future after the end of the public health emergency.

Up to 18 million people could lose Medicaid coverage after COVID-19 PHE.

The volumes of merger and acquisition transactions will continue to increase, PwC believes

Q&A: How trends in retail healthcare and telehealth may evolve in 2023

Q&A: Where digital health funding could go in 2023

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