Making Telehealth a Strategic Asset to Achieve Efficiency
Session Description: Efficiency is widely recognized as one of the most important concepts in economics and business, a generic definition from Knapp (1984) coins it as 'the allocation of scarce resources that maximizes the achievement of aims'. Organizations, hospitals, and health systems across the world have been implementing telehealth for their patients and employees with efficiency in mind. A variety of benefits and motivations for telehealth exist, this session explores the efficiencies realized (financial, clinical, operational, technical). Leading experts and senior leaders from UnitedHealth Group, Kaiser Permanente, and Cloudbreak Health join this exciting panel to discuss how telehealth has become a strategic asset and made breakthrough efficiency impacts and results in their own and partner/client organizations.
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