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What’s Next for This Week In Health IT in 2022?

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What’s Next for This Week In Health IT in 2022?

December 10, 2021

What’s Next for This Week In Health IT in 2022?

December 10, 2021: Welcome to one of our End of Year Shows. Bill gives an update on what’s coming up for This Week in Health IT in 2022 plus a chronological look at the healthcare news that shaped 2021. The biggest stories were the pandemic, cybersecurity, diversity, equity and inclusion, the change in government and the vaccine rollout. He also looks at telehealth, patient centric interoperability, 21st Century Cures, the HIMSS, HLTH and CHIME conferences, price transparency, information blocking, care moving to the home, the labor shortage and remote work culture. Hope you enjoy! 

Key Points:

00:00:00 – Intro

00:10:00 – The pandemic is the story that shaped all stories

00:14:15 – Healthcare systems took a significant financial hit in the months that they couldn’t do elective surgeries

00:19:50 – We made a significant number of mistakes in terms of marketing the vaccine

00:38:20 – Rural healthcare is set for a lot of progress in 2022

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