Digital health innovation is important to hospitals and health systems, but competing priorities can shift an organization’s attention and resources away from innovation. Unfortunately, that can leave healthcare organizations with gaps in their connectivity infrastructure — just when they need it the most. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how important it is for healthcare organizations to have an infrastructure in place that supports innovation.
It’s not too late for healthcare organizations to assess where they are with respect to digital health innovation and to address gaps in connectivity infrastructure. The following five lessons that emerged from the Anatomy of Innovation research can help organizations position themselves to meet both current and future challenges.