Kate Ackerman at iHealthBeat asked me to participate in her annual piece on Health IT past and future, 12 Experts Weigh In on Health IT Progress, Disappointment in 2014 & Hopes for 2015. Check out her roundup of 2014 highlights, and the collected opinions of a dozen prognosticators, including the HealthBlawger.
Read them all. Agree or disagree. Most important of all: Work to make your own predictions come true.
For those of you dying to know what I had to say, have at it:
What was the most significant health IT development over the past year?
The continued slow but steady development of asynchronous telehealth services, leveraging resources such as wireless monitoring devices, which was potentially supercharged by the development of consumer-centric health data platforms by big consumer electronics firms.