Sustaining Accelerated Innovation & Adoption in HIT post COVID – #HITsm Chat Topic

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/20 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Kaycee Kalpin (@KayceeKalpin) from @PremierHA on the topic “Sustaining Accelerated Innovation & Adoption in HIT post COVID“.

COVID-19 has accelerated innovation in all corners of our industry from clinical research & development to virtual health. And the adoption rates of those innovation by consumers and clinicians have been like nothing we’ve ever seen before.

In order to ride the wave of digital transformation, we as an industry must continue to innovate in rapid cycles, and do so in a way that is widely scalable and adopted by consumers and clinicians.

Join us for this week’s HITsm chat, as we talk about sustaining accelerated innovation in health IT.

Topics for this week’s #HITsm Chat:

T1: What is one tech innovation that has surprised you by its adoption and uptick in the last 12 months? #HITsm

T2: This rapid healthtech innovation we’re seeing – is it helping or hindering our advancements in interoperability? #HITsm

T3: How can/should technology help providers and patients better communicate? #HITsm

T4: How can/should technology help providers and payors work in a more streamlined, efficient way? How can/should technology help providers and life sciences join forces to connect patients with therapies faster? #HITsm

T5: What is one way healthtech innovators can ensure we continue to make progress toward closing gaps in health disparities? #HITsm

Bonus: If you had one piece of advice for a healthtech startup today, what would it be? #HITsm

Upcoming #HITsm Chat Schedule

11/27 – No Chat – Happy Thanksgiving!

12/4 – The Future of EHR
Hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday

12/11 – TBD
Hosted by TBD

12/18 – No Chat – Happy Holidays

12/25 – No Chat – Happy Holidays

1/1 – No Chat – Happy Holidays

We look forward to learning from the #HITsm community! As always, let us know if you’d like to host a future #HITsm chat or if you know someone you think we should invite to host.

If you’re searching for the latest #HITsm chat, you can always find the latest #HITsm chat and schedule of chats here.

About the author

John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.