How Ingenium Addresses Healthcare Leadership's Common QuestionsConcernsChallenges
Where Must We InvestAcross the vast spectrum of digital health opportunities, where should we invest our time and money to achieve our strategic goals?
in Digital Health?
Which ones are right for us?
Exploring and prioritizing a variety of options is the main purview of strategy. A Digital Health or Telehealth Strategy will aid the organization’s prioritization process.
Sample Experience: For a rural health system in New England, Christian developed a digital health strategy to guide their investments over the next 3 years.
Resources: Here are a couple of articles on that topic of Digital Health Strategy:
How Can We AdoptHow can we accelerate the adoption of digital innovation?
in 6 weeks?
How can we identify, evaluate, select, validate and disseminate innovative solutions in weeks
Most healthcare systems take 12-36 months to truly implement innovative concepts and most never get to full implementation.
Through a set of systems, principles and processes, we can get this down to 12-18 weeks.
This is going to be a key competitive differentiator.
Christian has also written about:
What Are OurVirtual Care is definitely here to stay, but now there are so many options.
Best Options for
What are our best options?
What should we spend our money on? What should our roadmap be, which services do we work on first?
What telehealth technologies should we use or limit ourselves to?
How do we operationalize in-person and virtual care most effectively?
Christian has been developing and implemented telehealth strategies for health systems for over 8 years now.
Here’s some of Christian’s writing on that topic:
- Why Healthcare Organizations need a Telehealth Strategy
Telehealth Creates Strategic Success
- On the topic of “hybrid care” (in-person and virtual care) here are some additional resources:
Hybrid Care Delivery: The Best of Both Worlds (PDF)
How Can We MakeWhat can we do to systematically take our telehealth program
Telehealth More Mature?
to the next level?
How can we move from merely implementing telehealth to using it strategically or even to transform the way we deliver our care to our patients?
Christian has developed a telehealth program maturity model that can serve as a roadmap to help organizations to reach their goals.
How Can We GetWe need to get more value
the Most Out of Telehealth?
out of our telehealth services.
They feel immature. There is a lot
of variation and we don't have good insights into the performance.
How do we optimize,
how do we standardize —
how do we become the best?
There are a number of very quick ways to improve telehealth. It all starts with identifying the biggest performance gaps, understanding how telehealth can fail and then check on whether your telehealth services have the 6 hallmarks of success.
Which Telehealth TechnologyShould we go with the solution
is Best for Us?
built into the EMR
or go for telehealth-dedicated technology?
What about specialty solutions
for TeleStroke or
Actually, Telehealth is very little about the technology. Telehealth is mostly about the workflows and mostly about successful change management.
What Should Our OverallWe are concerned about our organization's ability to effectively keep up with the pace of innovation that's being thrown at us.
Digital Health Strategy be?
A lot of the terms may just be buzzwords and fads. But we are also concerned about our direct and indirect competitors that may be better at using the digital innovation that is available.
Developing and following a digital health strategy is the first step to making optimal choices regarding the investment of time and money.
- Is your organization prepared for the Digital Health Avalanche?
- The Digital Health Future is Already Here – It is Just not Evenly Distributed
- My Take on 7 Big Ideas in Healthcare Innovation
- The Four Realms of Digital Health
Our new offering “Accelerating (Digital Health) Innovation Adoption” is addressing that particular question: Most healthcare systems take at least 12-18 months to evaluate and disseminate novel solutions into the respective practices. We can get this down to 12-18 weeks.