article source: techtarget.com
overview: Companies should consider robotic process automation, integrated telehealth and migrating from legacy systems to help lower costs and improve ROI and patient experiences.
COVID-19-driven disruption has uncovered issues within the health IT ecosystem that went previously undetected. If left unresolved, cash-strapped health systems will be most affected, which could be catastrophic, unless forward-looking players in the industry become proactive, take precautions and make the necessary adjustments needed to remain afloat.
Nowhere is that more evident than in the case of IT investments. Currently, health systems face critical budget shortfalls, together with a host of other challenges stemming from COVID-19, the following three focus areas should be top of mind for organizational leaders today.