Fierce Health Payer December 14, 2020
Experts say that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital health and virtual care forward by at least three years.
The industry has fast-forwarded in areas like telehealth, remote monitoring, and artificial intelligence and this will cause disruptive changes that will significantly impact the technology market. Many experts, for example, expect that communication and collaboration tools will explode in 2021.
Next-generation solutions for patient matching also will be in high demand as COVID-19 vaccination efforts roll out, said Mark LaRow, CEO of Verato.
From analytics to telehealth to care coordination around COVID-19 testing and tracing, providers are integrating more data sources and conventional patient matching methods will no longer suffice, he said.
Healthcare stakeholders got out their crystal balls and...