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Newsday – Patient Volumes, Remote Work, and Big Tech in Healthcare

September 20, 2021

Newsday – Patient Volumes, Remote Work, and Big Tech in Healthcare

September 20, 2021: Sue Schade from StarBridge Advisors joins Bill for the news. How can we be more productive in health IT? Where are the pain points? What tools can we bring to bear? How can we engage patients that have delayed care? McKinsey survey reveals U.S. hospital patient volumes have moved back towards 2019 levels. Wall Street Journal reports that remote work may now last for two years, worrying some bosses. Another big conversation is the rework of the labor pool. And is healthcare too hard for Big Tech firms? Some say, if companies misunderstand evidence-based medicine, they have no business bringing technology into medicine at all. And when it comes to the countless disruptive technological innovations that have been flooding the medical field the last couple of years, the essence of this change is not technological it seems, but rather cultural.

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