Organizations everywhere are embracing the digital transformation that is making its way around the world. It is no different for healthcare. Their systems have become increasingly digitized since the late 1960s, but in the last decade progress has accelerated, expanded in scope and been given a huge boost by the pandemic. The World Economic Forum brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “How can countries achieve digital maturity in healthcare?

Digital technologies have allowed policymakers, caregivers and patients the ability to make informed decisions to better manage healthcare delivery before but especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic was an accelerator of shifting consumer preferences and care-delivery innovation.

While the digital transformation journey is long, health systems are focusing on interim milestones to show value. Health systems acknowledge that the transformation journey is longer than they had initially expected as the opportunities and definition of digital transformation expand. They consider digital capabilities a path to fundamentally transform their relationship with consumers. 

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Melody K. Smith

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