The pressures on today’s healthcare systems are well documented. While the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have had a significant impact on all, it served to amplify many of the systemic challenges already faced by the sector. As Health Care Organizations suit up to tackle issues ranging from aging populations and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases to the costs and inequalities of care, we explore the visions and strategies that aim to ensure the long-term sustainability of the system.
To achieve the standard of care that we all want to deliver – and would all wish to receive – we just have to keep moving forward together.
Dr Hugo Stephenson
The Doctor’s View – Breaking down longstanding barriers to improve care
Dr Hugo Stephenson, an Australian doctor and biotech services entrepreneur, argues that making the most of today’s digital opportunities may mean tearing down some of the foundations upon which the healthcare sector has been built.
The Executive’s View – Driving the digital transformation agenda
Joanna Smith, Group Chief Informatics Officer at the UK’s Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, shares her views on how to translate digital innovation into outcomes that deliver lasting improvements in the provision of healthcare.
The CIO’s View – The critical role of the member experience
Eric Decker, Chief Information Officer of Independent Health, discusses current priorities and plans to enhance the digital journey for his 350,000 members.