Part 2 in the 2017 mobility in healthcare survey series reveals that mobile device types still vary widely across the industry, and the particular device a person carries may depend in large part on the communication requirements of their role. The supporting infrastructure for wireless and cellular communications appears to be getting better, though there is still room for improvement. Likewise, existing plans for backup/emergency communication systems likely warrant closer scrutiny. Overall, survey participants see many opportunities for mobile communication improvements over the next three to five years.
Value-based care is moving from concept to reality. As a result, healthcare organizations can no longer simply think about the potential challenges associated with this model of care. Instead, they must develop and implement the strategies that will lead to success. Thought leaders from 3M share their expert perspective as they discuss the in-and-outs of value-based care during this lively discussion.