182 – Allocating scarce resources – investment in technology by health systems (Spring Summit)
This episode explores how technology investment decisions are made within health system settings.
Angela Ryan chairs this panel where Dr Marc Belej, Abbas Al-Murrani and Kerry Stratton discuss the constant challenge of doing more with less from multiple perspectives.
Key Topics Covered
- Impact of COVID-19 The panel shares how COVID-19 has impacted the way resources are allocated.
- Accelerated acceptance of telehealth Where once it was difficult to begin a conversation about telehealth, it’s now front and centre with huge opportunity for innovation and growth.
- Understanding opportunity cost COVID-19 has highlighted the potential repercussions of quick decision making. Abbas discusses what we may be sacrificing by making quick decisions in short timeframes.
- The importance of reliable data Seeing data being used in a cost effective way to inform the public and enable clinicians has been inspiring and the prospect of virtual care in the coming years is exciting to see on the horizon.
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