New technologies that can improve healthcare delivery in 2017
Providers are encountering many challenges as 2017 begins. Some are new problems that have gained wide recognition in recent months, such as the opioid addiction crisis, while others have existed for a while, such as the problem of hospital acquired infections. Increasingly, technology solutions are being offered to assist providers in dealing with these issues.
Annually, ECRI Institute studies some of the hottest emerging tech trends to see if they will truly make a difference in addressing the vexing challenges that providers are facing. Here is this year’s installment, from the organization’s Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List. ECRI Institute works to bring the discipline of applied scientific research to healthcare to discover which medical procedures, devices, drugs and processes are best to enable improved patient care.