We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 3/10 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Hosted by Murray Izenwasser (@MurrayIz and @AAJTech). We’ll be discussing the topic “Digital Transformation in Healthcare“.
It’s been said that no industry is immune from disruption due to digital technologies. Some ‘experts’ claim that If existing firms don’t undergo an immediate, all-encompassing and rapid digital transformation (Dx), then they’ll be disrupted out of business by those that do transform their products and services; or displaced by new market entrants that built their businesses on a digital foundation. In short, existing businesses that don’t evolve digitally will perish.
But digital transformation can mean different things to different industries; and to the people operating in and impacted by those industries.
The theme of this week’s #HITsm tweetchat is Digital Transformation in Healthcare and we’ll explore what digital transformation means in general and what it means to healthcare in particular. We’ll share important considerations to increase the likelihood of a successful digital transformation, and we’ll exchange information, ideas and opinions intended to enlighten and enhance your understanding of the opportunity digital transformation offers those operating within the healthcare industry.
Be sure to join the #HITsm chat this Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 12:00pm ET.
T1: Everyone is talking about Digital Transformation (Dx) – but what exactly do you think Dx really is? #HITsm
T2: What do you think is most important for a successful DX project – technology, people or other ‘non-digital elements?’ And why? #HITsm
T3: What are most important components of a successful Dx effort & why? Interoperability, IoT, Analytics, Mobile, Cloud? Others? #HITsm
T4: What are the roadblocks and challenges associated with digital transformation and are any unique to healthcare? #HITsm
T5: Patient engagement & ‘empowerment’ are popular themes. How would you like to be empowered by digital transformation in healthcare? #HITsm
Bonus: What are some examples of healthcare companies that you feel have digitally transformed themselves? #HITsm
3/24 – TBD
Hosted by @MelissaxxMcCool
3/31 – AI and Cognitive Science
Hosted by @HBI_Solutions
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