Hospital Execs Eye Expanded Virtual Care And Streamlined Platforms In Years Ahead
Posted Nov 2, 2021 from beckershospitalreview.com
A new survey from Amwell and HIMSS Analytics sheds light on post-pandemic strategy and planned investments in telehealth at hospitals and health systems.
The pandemic hasn’t left much room for long-range planning. Hospitals and health systems spent much of the past year in a state of emergency, grappling with shuttered clinics, staff shortages, taxed ICUs, and other day-to-day crises. Telehealth proved to be a lifeline, but for many organizations that meant launching and scaling telehealth solutions as quickly as possible to meet the overwhelming need. The focus was on speed, not strategy.