In a recent article, the latest survey findings about healthcare technology spending in 2018 are discussed. Not surprising at all, value-based care is the biggest driver of future spending for healthcare technology.
The top answer in the survey for the area with the biggest increase in spending for 2018 is in data and analytics. The two go hand in hand.
In order to succeed on the path of value based care, healthcare is going to need the data along with the analysis of the data to solidify the positive impact of value based care. However, the obstacles in the way of full implementation of any new healthcare technology is centered on the maintenance cost and the overall readiness for it in general.
In order for healthcare to improve and transform from fee for service to value based care, we must face and overcome these challenges.