Advancements in healthcare technology and science are disrupting the paradigm for the most expensive hotel in town--the hospital, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic. Clinicians, entrepreneurs, and policymakers are re-thinking how to enable the home as the center for healthcare delivery. Navigating the digital divide while catalyzing on innovation in telemedicine, diagnostics, and remote patient monitoring technologies will be crucial. New business models are being generated, in part due to policy and regulation changes. Competition amongst stakeholders is heightening as the U.S. further explores how to satisfy patients' desire to get better at home.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Jared Conley is an emergency physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as the associate director of the MGH Healthcare Transformation Lab, whose mission is to employ the science of innovation and the enabling power of technologies to enhance the quality and affordability of healthcare. When he’s not in the ER, he spends his …