The speakers will examine the enablers of, and barriers to, maximizing health IT work force and human factors in achieving progress as the nation moves toward a more distributed healthcare system by 2025. The speakers will provide an update on cross- sectoral discussions held as part of NEHI’s “Healthcare Without Walls” project to identify work force and human factor challenges resulting from increased availability and utilization of digital health, telehealth, remote monitoring, artificial intelligence, and cognitive computing technologies. The speakers will also engage the participants in a discussion around possible solutions, model best practices and tools to address the challenges to enable future progress today.
Discuss the nation’s capacity to achieve a system of Health Care Without Walls in 2025, and the benefits of achieving a far more distributed care system of care outside of conventional institutional settings, such as hospitals, physicians’ offices, and nursing homes
Identify the variety of technologies that are already present in some aspect of U.S. health care, but that have not yet been deployed to the fullest extent possible
Examine the payment/reimbursement, regulatory, work force, and human factors issues that must be dealt with before such a system can be realized
Identify how attendees, and their organizations, could join participate in the effort to bring about a Health Care Without Walls by joining NEHI’s effort