Based on conversations with HIMSS19 attendees, providers are preparing to increase adoption of clinical business intelligence solutions and technologies. In addition, insurers are expected to invest in interoperability solutions in preparation for the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Information Blocking Rule.
These are just two of several healthcare IT trends that swept conversations at HIMSS19 this year. Attendees, exhibitors, and presenters proposed solutions to interoperability challenges, assessed the merit of telehealth technologies, and analyzed the latest cybersecurity threats. This infographic summarizes the crux of those conversations.
For instance, 50 percent of hospitals have implemented a telehealth solution. While new analytics implementations decreased by 42 percent, facilities continue to upgrade their existing solutions. This suggests organizations providing data analysis solutions should pursue up-selling models. Here's what else we learned at the conference:
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