Healthcare IT Outcomes: Reimagining the Future of Hospital Crisis Management
COVID is the trigger that may be the ultimate transformation in healthcare. When the pandemic first hit, health systems went from managing a crisis occasionally to managing multifaceted situations every day. Healthcare organizations needed to reinvent themselves quickly and implement new approaches to everything. This ranged from workforce protection, supply chain and resource stabilization, patient flow and care protocols, and staff communication and engagement – all while dealing with a deadly respiratory pandemic, financial uncertainty, and typical seasonal emergencies, such as tornadoes.
With new challenges come new opportunities, such as how health systems can reimagine themselves to have more effective communication, collaboration, and decision making while at the same time staying financially sound. Read on for a deeper look at what a reimagined hospital crisis management model could look like soon.