John Erwin, CEO of Carenet Well being
I used to be happy with the strong turnout at HIMSS this 12 months; it does seem to be the healthcare trade is making up for the misplaced time from the pandemic. The subjects that dominated the convention included teasing out the nuanced strategy to soundly deploying Chat GPT/AI into the trade (and when to not), well being fairness, and the affected person journey. Workforce burnout continues to be a significant problem in healthcare, although I feel we might have spent much more time discussing options right here, given its profound impression on each side and stakeholder of the care continuum. Whereas this isn’t a brand new phenomenon, it’s definitely the largest problem to the trade at the moment. Present insurance policies should evolve to make sure job stability and staffing for healthcare, which is the place the revolutionary use of AI and expertise can bridge the gaps.
Adam Mariano, President & Basic Supervisor of Healthcare, LexisNexis Danger Options:
The massive alternative at HIMSS this 12 months is that everybody is lastly speaking about social determinants of well being, bias in care and well being disparities in a means that’s not simply theoretical however is definitely ‘let’s take motion’. I’m actually happy to see numerous our companions, opponents, suppliers, payers, life science of us actually engaged and prepared to take part in these kind of conversations this 12 months.
Kimberly O’Loughlin, CEO of HRS
HIMSS is at all times an energizing occasion. It’s an exquisite venue to attach with prospects, be impressed by what others are doing, and share tales and concepts for innovation. It was particularly significant to have our prospects current the fantastic outcomes they’re attaining by leveraging our distant affected person monitoring and care platform.
Options suppliers who can present turn-key capabilities and wrap-around companies and be true companions with shoppers are what is required. The one means we’re going to allow actual efficiency enhancements and deal with vital points like clinician shortages and burnout is that if we simplify and streamline workflows for clinicians. Synthetic intelligence/machine studying and the facility of what it could actually do was one other key subject of debate at HIMSS. We’re enthusiastic about what it could actually deliver to distant care supply to drive affected person engagement, improved outcomes, and medical workflow efficiencies to even larger ranges.
BJ Schaknowski, CEO at symplr
The potential to save lots of on streamlined structure was a major theme at HIMSS this 12 months. Many agreed that hospitals are solely making the most of a small proportion of the multi-million-dollar programs accessible to them. And as monetary pressures enhance, healthcare leaders are implementing extra deliberate decision-making to raised leverage vendor partnerships and optimize software program purchases. Spending is concentrated on enterprise-wide options versus best-in-breed and value sensitivity is a significant component in software program buying.
Nicole Rogas, President at symplr
Well being fairness was a cornerstone of dialog this 12 months at HIMSS, and rightfully so. Collectively, as healthcare distributors and suppliers, we have to come collectively to offer an answer. Each particular person ought to have entry to care, no matter race, ethnicity, age, socio-economic standing, and so on. Organizations emphasised the potential for digital well being to bridge the well being fairness hole by rising entry for sufferers and eliminating obstacles to care. In help of well being fairness initiatives, interoperability stays high of thoughts for trade leaders. When well being fairness is a key goal in information methods amongst suppliers and distributors we will develop and ship options that pave the way in which towards extra equitable care, enhancing well being outcomes, and decreasing well being disparities.