Healthcare IT leaders are trending toward improvements around security, data analytics and workflow automation in the new year.
Bottom line, our healthcare systems were built for a different time – a time when people didn’t live as long as they do now, when there were fewer instances of chronic disease and, crucially, when the intelligent technology needed to support effective healthcare didn’t exist. The world, and technology, has moved on. So, with that in mind, here are seven key trends that I believe will shape the healthcare systems of the future.
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One of the big challenges for the future of healthcare is to counteract the current fragmentation of healthcare. We need to learn to work together to overcome the barriers between healthcare organizations. This is easier said than done, which means there are not many successful cooperations and it is tempting to give up and continue doing things the way we are used to doing them. Or to not even try to change anything.
Healthcare trends in the United States involve many polarizing issues. On the one side are the conservatives, who want to maintain the insurance-driven, for-profit model that has been the status quo for decades. On the other side are the progressives, who want to put people and their health before profits and shareholders. In any event, there are five trends weaving their threads through the fabric of the situation.
To understand the extent of the innovation the health care sector is poised to unleash, it helps to identify certain trends—all of which are targeted at making services less expensive and invasive, but more convenient:
From artificial intelligence to social determinants of health, we compiled the top 10 healthcare trends that could significantly impact the healthcare industry in 2023.